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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Guns in the Hands of Artists, a traveling exhibit at the Fairfield University Art Museum, Walsh Gallery (runs through October 13) OPENING RECEPTION 6–8 pm Walsh Gallery, Quick Center for…Find out more »
Panelists to include: Brent Peterkin, Statewide coordinator, DOJ Project Longevity Reverend Anthony Bennett (CONECT) Jeremy Stein, Executive Director, Connecticut Against Gun ViolenceFind out more »
Register at fuam.eventbrite.com Panelists to include: Dr. Patrick Kelley, Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Egan School of Nursing and Founder, Forum on Global Violence Prevention, National Academies of Science; U.S. Senator Chris Murphy…Find out more »
Art made from or inspired by decommissioned guns collected at the Hartford buyback will be presented in partnership with Artspace.Find out more »