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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.”

—Simon Schama

#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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October 2018

#UNLOAD: Pick up the Pieces

October 11 - November 11
Ely Center of Contemporary Art, 51 Trumbull Street
New Haven, 06510 United States
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Art made from or inspired by decommissioned guns collected at the Hartford buyback will be presented in partnership with Artspace and the Ely Center of Contemporary Art.  

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November 2018

Thousand Pines

November 1 - November 30
Westport Playhouse Theater, 25 Powers Ct
Westport, CT 06880 United States
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#UNLOAD: Connecting Us – Student Performance

November 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Westport Playhouse Theater, 25 Powers Ct
Westport, CT 06880 United States
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Teens from the Bridgeport - based performing arts organization, Connect-Us, will use dance and spoken word to respond to the play, Thousand Pines.  A collaboration with the Westport Country Playhouse…

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