As you scrolled through the virtual exhibition of A Choice of Weapons, you might have noticed some activity prompts. Here are those prompts again for you to do with your friends, family, and loved ones!

Share your responses and art with us on Instagram and Facebook using the hashtag #theMathome!


Interview someone in your household, or call up a friend or loved one and ask them these questions, too. Draw how you see love in your life.

  • What brings you joy?

  • How do you express your love for your family, friends, and community?


The word resilience means toughness and strength. Can you think of three examples of resilience? Draw how you see resilience in your life.

  • How do you respect yourself and others?

  • How have you been resilient in your life?


Think of someone who brings you hope. Send them a note or a text telling them so! Draw how you see hope in your life.

  • How do you keep hope alive?

  • What types of challenges have you faced and how have you become stronger?


Close your eyes and take three deep breaths. Draw how you see faith in your life.

  • What do you believe in?

  • What does having faith mean to you?

Jamel Shabazz Coloring Pages

Jamel Shabazz has created a coloring book based on his book Back in the Days. These pages are fun for all ages! Share your finished product with us on Instagram and Facebook!

Alan Page at The M’s Family Day

At Family Day in February, the M welcomed Alan Page to read two of his children’s book as part of a celebration and exploration of honor and dignity.

He read Grandpa Alan’s Sugar Shack and Alan and his Perfectly Pointy Impossibly Perpendicular PinkyBoth are great additions to your home library!

Also, be sure to check out this children’s book about Gordon Parks, Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America.