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|DATE / TIME||EVENTS / INDUSTRY||LOCATION|
|May 07, 2015-|
May 07, 2015
06:00PM - 08:30PM
|MARIO URIBE: ART AND STORYTELLING WORKSHOPS AND BODY MAPS|
Using art to document histories has been used for over 50,000 years. In this two-year project, run by the Sonoma County Museum and funded by an engagement grant from the James Irvine Foundation, we invited immigrants from many different countries to part
Sonoma County Museum, 425 7th St, Santa Rosa, CA
Using art to document histories has been used for over 50,000 years. In this two-year project, run by the Sonoma County Museum and funded by an engagement grant from the James Irvine Foundation, we invited immigrants from many different countries to participate. Folks who had never dared to express themselves through art were amazed to discover a medium in which they were not only articulate and empowered, but were unable to stop themselves from expressing their innermost thoughts and feelings in a surprisingly creative and imaginative way. Their stories and artwork were truly inspiring.
For over 40 years, artist Mario Uribe has worked in diverse media, ranging from animation to public art, with the last 25 years focused on traditional Japanese arts. He has exhibited widely in this country, Europe, Asia and Mexico. His works form part of museum and private collections in the US and Europe, and his public art, with a focus on community involvement, can be seen in many US cities, especially in Santa Rosa.
Lecture sponsor receives two tickets and credit in the Museum's marketing materials. Lecture sponsorships are tax-deductible.
Tickets: Members $10 and Non-Members-$15
Purchase your tickets here online or you can also call us at (707) 579-1500 during regular business hours or between 11:00am-5:00pm on weekends.
Meet-the-speaker RECEPTION begins at 6:00pm, at the Sonoma County Museum
The TALK begins at 7:00pm and will be held at the University of San Francisco's Santa Rosa Campus located at:
416 B Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
(two blocks away from the Sonoma County Museum)
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