Tag: Indigo Arts Alliance

Indigo Arts Alliance presents The Welcome Table

To commemorate Juneteenth, Indigo Arts Alliance (IAA) is bringing back one of its founding programs, The Welcome Table, an intergenerational symposium celebrating the cultural and culinary traditions of worldwide historical social justice movements. It will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 15 at Indigo Arts Alliance, 60 Cove St., Portland. This free […]

Sarah K. Khan ‘Pleasure & Defiance’ and artist talk with Siddhartha V. Shah

Indigo Arts Alliance’s 2019 Artist in Resident, Sarah K. Khan, will debut her latest print and ceramic works at Cove Street Arts at 71 Cove St. in Portland on Aug. 17. The opening reception for “Pleasure & Defiance” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., and the show will run through Oct. 7. Khan […]

Indigo Arts Alliance announces new executive director

Jordia Benjamin was recently appointed new executive director of Indigo Arts Alliance.  Benjamin is a respected community engagement specialist, educator and cultural leader. With over a decade in the arts sector working nationally and internationally predominantly in museum education along with teaching college-level coursework, she embodies a commitment to equity, inclusion, empowerment and advocacy for […]

Indigo Arts Alliance and The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Present ‘Visions for our Future; Echoes of our Past’

Indigo Arts Alliance and its partner The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design announce the opening of “Visions for our Future; Echoes of our Past: Dianne Smith, Nyugen E. Smith, and Carl Joe Williams,” curated by IAA deputy director Jordia Benjamin and studio and program coordinator Ashley Page, on view […]

Indigo Arts Alliance hosts virtual children’s book festival celebrating creators of the African diaspora

Indigo Arts Alliance, an organization committed to cultivating the artistic development of artists of African descent, presents the second Virtual Edition of the Beautiful Blackbird Children’s Book Festival throughout the months of August and September. The festival is named after the classic picture book “Beautiful Blackbird” and its legendary author and artist, Ashley Bryan. The […]

Soulful Stitching: give art and support artists

Indigo Arts Alliance is thrilled to announce that, in early 2021, it will partner with Cove Street Arts to host Soulful Stitching, an exhibition of the handmade, patchwork quilts called “kawandi” of the Siddis of India. This exquisite exhibition has been curated by renowned scholar Henry J. Drewal and scholar/artist Sarah K. Khan, fall 2019 […]