5:15PM Public Reception
6PM Town Hall Panel
Steve Locke ‘01, Professor, MassArt
Sabrina Dorsainvil ‘12, Civic Designer, Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics
Kate Gilbert, Executive Director, Now + There
Stephen Hamilton '09, Artist and educator
Sneha Shrestha (aka IMAGINE), Artist and educator
This Town Hall is part of the 50 State Initiative from For Freedoms, which was founded by Hank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman and aims to spur greater participation in civic life. Building off of the existing artistic infrastructure in the United States, For Freedoms has developed a network of artists and institutional partners who produce nationwide public art installations, exhibitions, and local community dialogues in order to inject nuanced, artistic thinking into public discourse. Centered around the vital work of artists, they hope that these exhibitions and related projects will model how arts institutions can become civic forums for action and discussion of values, place, and patriotism.
Our panel will discuss Freedom of Speech and Public Art.
Tuesday, October 16 at 5:15pm
Tower Building, Auditorium 621 Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02115
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