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EVENTS.

WINTER 2024.

In Our Hands: Gun Culture in America 

January 21 to March 16, 2024

A juried art exhibition presenting thought-provoking work exploring all perspectives of gun culture in America. The juried exhibit is set to engage a broader audience through art to encourage community dialog about gun violence and inspire positive action. Artists were asked to submit artwork exploring the behaviors, attitudes, and beliefs about firearms and the impact of guns in our society. Free admission.

In Our Words: An Evening of Poetry and Music

Friday, March 1; doors open 6:00 

Join us for an evening of thought provoking poetry and music that confronts emotions, questions, and sparks conversations about the complex tapestry of gun culture in America.

In Our Words, in unison with the artwork on our gallery walls, will help to amplify diverse perspectives on this critical issue.

Come and experience the power of words where the poetic stage becomes a catalyst for change.

Hosted by Supreme Divinity

Special performance by The Alternate Routes 

Free, but donations gladly accepted at the door to benefit Sandy Hook Promise and Street Safe Bridgeport

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art by Lily Morgan

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art by Darcy Hicks

Artist WorkLab

Wednesday, March 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM

Learn all about how to write a strong grant proposal from a panel of experts. If you're new to applying for grants or an old hand at it, this workshop will provide great, insightful info that you can put into practice right away. Find out about starting a fiscal sponsorship and about grant opportunities. 

 

Produced in collaboration with the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County and with support from Connecticut Humanities and the Connecticut Office of the Arts. Free, but pre-registration is required.

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