Macy's Celebrates the 100th Birthday of American Icon, Gordon Parks
Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)
UPDATE (1/24/13): DUE TO A SCHEDULE CONFLICT, ACTOR BORIS KODJOE IS NO LONGER PARTICIPATING IN THE EVENT.
In honor of Black History Month, Macy’s, The Gordon Parks Foundation and American Black Film Festival celebrate the 100th birthday of Black American Icon, Gordon Parks.
Celebrate the life of Gordon Parks by viewing iconic images in our photographic art installation featuring some of his most beloved works, such as American Gothic, Washington D.C. 1942 during the month of February on the 3rd Floor!
Join us “In Conversation” with actor Eriq LaSalle and actress Kim Coles for a spirited discussion moderated by Renel Brooks-Moon on Gordon Park’s influence on film and the future of African American cinema. Following the discussion, enjoy live performances, refreshments and makeovers by Bobbi Brown. Plus, with any $50 or more purchase that day, receive an autographed copy of Eriq LaSalle's book "Laws of Depravity" and a commemorative Gordon Parks journal.
*NO PERSONAL ITEMS WILL BE ACCEPTED OR SIGNED. The first 100 customers to make a $50 or more purchase will be able to meet Eriq LaSalle and receive an autographed book. All events subject to change or cancellation.
Visit macys.com/celebrate for more information and to test your knowledge of Black History Month for a chance to win a $100 Macy’s Gift Card.