Artist Teacher Kris Holladay helping students with Nick Cave Soundsuits MOAH Lancaster CA

Celebrate Mother’s Day at the annual Mother’s Day Tea, Fashion Show, and Exhibition Preview hosted by the Lancaster Museum of Art and History (MOAH) on Saturday, May 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mother’s Day Tea guests will be treated to a special preview of the Museum’s newest exhibit, Woven Stories, a survey of contemporary, narrative fiber artwork, and conceptual quilt show. This year’s fashion show will showcase ten Nick Cave-inspired “Soundsuits” – the culmination of a year-long collaboration between the students of R. Rex Parris High School, instructor Kris Holladay, and artist-in-residence, Meriel Stern. Antelope Valley documentary filmmaker and community engagement artist, Robin Rosenthal, whose recent project Positively Littlerock, highlighted local residents and their stories through portraiture and the publishing of an interactive narrative-based website, will be honored at the event.

Guests of the Mother’s Day Tea will enjoy a fresh menu catered by The Modern Tea Room, which will include a traditional teatime lunch and champagne. Tickets are $45 and may be purchased via phone at (661) 723-6250 or online at www.lmpaf.org/store. All proceeds benefit the Lancaster Museum and Public Art Foundation’s community programs. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

MOAH is dedicated to strengthening awareness, enhancing accessibility, and igniting the appreciation of art, history, and culture in the Antelope Valley through dynamic exhibitions, innovative educational programs, creative community engagement, and a vibrant collection that celebrates the richness of the region. MOAH is open Tuesday – Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with extended hours on Thursday until 8 p.m.  For more information, visitwww.lancastermoah.org or call (661) 723-6250.

 

 Meriel Stern at R Rex Parris High School MOAH Lancaster CA