Date(s) - Friday 09/12/2008
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
At 6 PM on Friday, September 12 there will be a potluck supper and gallery opening for the new show in the Underground Gallery at The Sanctuary for Independent Media featuring an exhibition organized by the Iraqi Children’s Art Exchange called, "Don’t Forget Us: Iraqi Children 2001 – 2008 (Sanctions, War, Occupation and Exile)” running through December 14, 2008. The show is open to the public free of charge an hour before, during, and an hour after events and workshops at The Sanctuary for Independent Media.
Claudia Lefko, director of the Iraqi Children’s Art Exchange and show curator, will be present.
The Iraqi Children’s Art Exchange invites Iraqi and American children and youth to participate in art-inspired projects. Transcending the barriers of language, culture and politics, these projects create important learning opportunities, foster communication, and promote peace and nonviolence.
For more information, visit www.iraqichildrensart.org