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You must hold the key to your own image-making because if you don't, other people will.

And this is the real problem of storytelling: who controls your image, who tells your story.

Raoul Peck, stolen images, 2012

"Highlights (and Insights) From Collecting Black Paper Dolls"

2019 International Paper Doll Convention

Marriott Country Club Plaza, Kansas City, Missouri

3 July - 6 July 2019

"Stereotypes to Civil Rights: Black Paper Dolls in America"

20 February - 21 August 2016

Opening Reception: 19 February @ 5:30 p.m.

The National Museum of Toys / Miniatures

5235 Oak Street

Kansas City, MO 64112


"Paper Doll Parties in the Park"

Summer 2014/2015

Dates, Locations and Times TBA

(Sponsored by The Awesome Foundation)

Join me at the Crocker for a fun day of paper doll making -- a unique hands-on activity based on an 1880s paper doll pattern.

Monday, February 18, 2013

216 O St Sacramento, CA 95814

11 AM - 3 PM

Crocker Art Museum Open & Free 10 AM - 5 PM

Crocker Art Museum's 125th Anniversary Celebration

8 May 2010 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Display: Paper Dolls, Victorian Scrap, Post Cards (1860s through 1920s)

Crocker Art Museum

216 O Street

Sacramento, CA 95814

916.808.7000 (tel)

2009 International Paper Doll Convention

Embassy Suites Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

30 September - 4 October 2009


"Paper Cuts: Two Hundred Years of Black Paper Dolls"

25 January - 29 March 2009

Opening Reception: 24 January @ 6:00 p.m.

Gallery Talk: 8 February @ 3:00 p.m.

Craft and Folk Art Museum

5814 Wilshire Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90036

323.937.4230 (tel)

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