James and Janie Washington Cultural Center Presents “Black History Through Dolls and Dioramas”, a conversation with Mr. Calvin West.
Dr. James and Janie Washington Cultural Center Presents:
Black History Through Dolls and Dioramas
May 17, 6pm to 8pm
1816 26th Ave, Seattle
The Dr. James and Janie Washington Cultural Center is pleased to host Mr. Calvin West on May 17th from 6pm to 8pm for a conversation about his work managing the historical artwork of Sasarine “Dixie” LaCroix, the Doll Lady. The collection of dolls and dioramas was created by the gifted craftswoman Sasarine “Dixie” LaCroix in Seattle beginning as early as the 1940’s. Ms. Sasarine came to be known as the “Doll Lady” for her dedication to educating youth about prominent, talented and accomplished African Americans.
This event is part of an ongoing, monthly conversation series. Please check our website for upcoming event notices.