Join us for a Kwanzaa party celebrating the principle of Ujamaa, collective economics and shared wealth. Hear from grassroots leaders about their projects and goals. This event will be the closing party for The Art of Resilience show, and a fundraiser for Hood Tours – sliding scale donations will be accepted at the door.
Friday – Sunday, November 20 – 22
“The NC Climate Justice Summit (NCCJS) enhances the resilience of North Carolinians through exploring community-based approaches to climate change mitigation and adaptation. By convening people across lines of difference–different ages, races, classes, geographies, issue areas and strategies–the Summit broadens grassroots engagement in the climate justice movement at the local, regional and state levels.“
The Art of Resilience exhibit will be on display at the YMI Cultural Center, 39 S. Market Street, between 11 am and 4 pm Monday – Thursday through December 31.
Artist DeWayne Barton will be at the gallery every Tuesday from noon until 3 pm, and by appointment.
Groups are encouraged to contact us to schedule a time for an extended visit with the artist, lunch can be arranged.
Here are some photos from opening night:
Join us for “The Art of Resilience” art show opening +
Return to Burton Street poetry book release and reading
Friday, November 13, 7 pm
YMI Cultural Center, 39 South Market StreetThanks to the Citizen-Times for this write up:
“Asheville activist launches book, art show”