Mary Beth Meehan will be instructing two classes this summer at the Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill. Each class is designed to improve upon the skills of photographers in their digital and storytelling practices. Please join Mary Beth in the inspiring Cape Cod setting this summer from July 1-5 for one or both of the classes.
Class descriptions for Storytelling Photography and Improving Your Digital Photography can be found on their website by clicking here.
In collaboration with the University of West Georgia, 15 large scale banners from the “Seeing Newnan” series, will be installed on March 25, 2019, in Newnan Georgia.
Join Mary Beth Meehan at 6 pm on March 29, 2019, for an Art Walk in town.
To hear more from the photographer, join Mary Beth at the UWG Newnan Center for a talk on April 18, 2019, at 6 pm.
The portrait of local Imaam Al’Mudashiru Alli-Owe made by photographer Mary Beth Meehan is on view at the Museum’s Benefit Street entrance. Join Meehan and Imaam Alli-Owe for refreshments, followed by a discussion about the practice and beliefs of Islam, and about the ways in which art can work in a social context, toward the dismantling of preconceptions. Also featured on the panel will be members of Masjid Ar-Razzak Muslim Community Center of Rhode Island, including Muideen Ibiyemi and other speakers.
Free and open to all. August 5, 2018, 2 – 5 pm Benefit Street Entrance
Mary Beth Meehan will be on the faculty of the 70th Missouri Photo Workshops which will be held September 23-29 in Mountain Grove, Missouri. This south-central community of 4,672 in Wright County will be the 50th different community to host MPW in our 70 years of having the workshop. The Missouri Photo Workshop has been documenting small town America for over six decades. MPW.70 has already experienced tremendous support from local government officials and the local newspaper. Applications are being accepted now here.
Mary Beth will lead a program during RISD Museum’s Summer Institute, a four-day workshop for K-12 teachers centered around the use of the arts to engage students with social justice issues. Meehan’s program will be held on Wednesday afternoon. To participate, register here.
Summer Institute for Educators: Social Justice and the Arts July 9–12, 2018, 10 am – 4:30 pm Chace Center
Launched in conjunction with Providence’s Inaugural International Arts Festival, in 2015, Meehan’s portrait banners in downtown Providence have been updated for the city’s upcoming PVDFest, June 7-10, 2018. For more information, and the festival calendar, visit pvdfest.com.
Writing about their pedagogy developed at the International Charter School, Mary Beth Meehan and ICS Director Julie Nora have contributed a chapter entitled “Seen From Within: Photography, Culture, and Community in a Dual-Language Classroom” to the upcoming Art as a Way of Talking for Emergent Bilingual Youth, due out in 2019 by Routledge Press. Pre-order here.