The power of the greatest art is the power to shake us into revelation and rip us from our default mode of seeing. After an encounter with that force, we don’t look at a face, a color, a sky, a body, in quite the same way again. We get fitted with new sight: in-sight.”
#UNLOAD arts events will help catalyze open dialogue, bringing together a diverse audience for constructive conversations about one of America’s most loaded issues: guns.
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Hartford Gun Buyback #UNLOAD, in partnership with Saint Francis Hospital and Connecticut Children's Medical Center, participated in the December 15 Hartford Gun Buyback. Over 100 guns were collected this year.…Find out more »
Helen During and the Westport Artists Collective with a screening of the JR film, Faces Places (French: Visages Villages, 2017 French documentary film directed by Agnès Varda and JRFind out more »
Student choreographed interpretive dance and group discussion about gun safetyFind out more »
Bridgeport Teen Activists Unveil 3 Public Art Murals that address the impact of guns in their communities Bridgeport, CT - September 26 - On Saturday, September 28th at 3-5…Find out more »
June Ahrens Exhibit- Opening Reception See this powerful installation art that addresses the aftermath of gun violence. On view Oct. 17-Feb. 6, 2020.Find out more »