Updated: 6:55 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 | Posted: 12:00 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012
Things to do: Visual arts
HOW TO GO
WHAT: “American Immigration: A Local Perspective,” exhibition and workshop series highlighting the work of artists from many lands.
WHEN: Friday, Nov. 16 through Friday, Dec. 21 A free opening reception will be held from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16
WHERE: TEJAS Gallery, The Cannery Building, 510 E. Third St., downtown Dayton
RELATED: Dayton Metro Library will offer family workshops from 2-3:3o p.m. at the Huber Heights branch on Saturday, Nov. 24, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the New Lebanon branch on Monday, Nov. 26, from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Wilmington Stroop branch on Saturday, Dec. 1, and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 10 at the Brookville branch. Participants will create artwork inspired by techniques and materials used by artists and craftspeople from different parts of the world. To pre-register, contact the branches.
SPECIAL EVENT: Uncorked Art Night from 6-9 p.m. on Friday night, Dec. 7. An evening of food, music and art from Africa, Asia and South America featuring artists from different parts of the world who will demonstrate their working processes including wood carving, calligraphy and watercolor painting. Donation is $25 at the door for those 18 and up, at the TEJAS gallery, 510 E. Third St., Dayton.
SPONSORS: The project is being hosted in conjunction with the Ethnic & Diversity Caucus, a program initiative of the National Conference for Community and Justice of Greater Dayton, and the University of Dayton’s Human Rights Program and partnerships with Welcome Dayton and the Dayton Metro Library. It is funded with support from the Levin Family Foundation.
FOR INFORMATION: (937) 461-5149