At The Beautiful Project, we offer writing and photography workshops, conversations and trainings that support the ability of Black women and girls to create and express themselves using writing, photography and care. 

Metropolitan Museum of Art Exhibit

December 6, 2019 - February 24, 2020

The Beautiful Project will have an exhibition supported by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Education Department from December 6th 2019 through February 24th 2020 in the The Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education. Pen, Lens & Soul: The Story of The Beautiful Project presents over a decade of work by image makers and storytellers who create spaces for Black girls and women to express their power and beauty.

The Met and The Beautiful Project invite Black girls and young women ages 12 and over to a creative workshop on December 7, 2019 using storytelling and image making as tools of wellness to affirm, empower, and disrupt harmful misrepresentations of Black girls and women. Click the link below to register today!  ** This event is free; advance registration is required. **  

Maya's Room

Connect, Explore, Discover, Discuss.

We are excited to welcome new members into our writer’s guild, Maya’s Room in 2020! Maya’s Room is a space for Black women writers to connect, explore, discover, discuss, and write at our home base in Durham, North Carolina.  Subscribe to our mailing list below for more information on Maya’s room, upcoming events, and workshops!

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In 2020 our audiences should look forward to the opportunity to be involved in our learning studios, summer programs for girls, exhibitions and so much more!  Stay updated with The Beautiful Project by joining our mailing list.