The Role and Power of Art in Shaping Political and Social Change- 2nd Annual ARRT Community Conversation

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Date(s) - Aug 9, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Resource Center for Nonviolence

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2nd Annual Community Conversation – The Role and Power of Art in Shaping Political and Social Change –  how we as citizens in this community can participate and engage- with David Solnit, TJ Demos and Martabel Wasserman.

Friday, August 9: Doors open 6:30, conversation begins at 7:00pm. AT the Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA

Part of The Summer of ARRT for Radical Times events. See details below.

David Solnit is a climate justice, global justice, anti-war, arts, and direct action organizer, an author, a puppeteer, and a trainer from the Bay Area. He is co-founder of Courage to Resist, co-author of Army of None. He is co-founder of Art and Revolution, using culture, art, giant puppets and theater in mass mobilizations, for popular education and as an organizing tool. TJ and Martabel are from the UCSC Department of History of Art and Visual Culture.

ARRT and Human/Nature EXHIBITION CALENDAR:

*EXHIBITION DATES: Friday, July 26 – Thursday, September 12, 2019

Exhibit Hours: M-Th Noon-4pm

*The Summer of ARRT for Radical Times:

Upcoming EVENTS at RCNV, 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA

  • Friday, August 9: 2nd Annual Community Conversation – The Role and Power of Art in Shaping Political and Social Changewith David Solnit, TJ Demos and Martabel Wasserman. How we as citizens in this community can participate and engage. Doors open 6:30, conversation begins at 7:00pm. David Solnit is a climate justice, global justice, anti-war, arts, and direct action organizer, an author, a puppeteer, and a trainer from the Bay Area. He is co-founder of Courage to Resist, co-author of Army of None. He is co-founder of Art and Revolution, using culture, art, giant puppets and theater in mass mobilizations, for popular education and as an organizing tool. TJ and Martabel are from the UCSC Department of History of Art and Visual Culture. 
  • Saturday, August 10, 10AM – 4pm: Hands-On Artmaking for Change Workshop with David Solnit.A day long workshop on climate justice and its intersecting movements and struggles. Hands on banner/flag painting/stenciling, street murals and screen printing.  RSVP in advance– limited space. REGISTER HERE
  • Saturday, September 14: Closing celebration: Details to be announced.
  • Resource Center for Nonviolence Hours: Monday – Thursday, 12:00 – 4:00PM.
  • QUESTIONS? Contact: anita@rcnv.org.

Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060, 831.423.1626, rcnv.org The Resource Center for Nonviolence, founded in 1976, is a peace and justice organization promoting the practice of nonviolent social change. Their primary mission is to support the growth of nonviolent activists.

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