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ArtWorks for Freedom | ACTION DC!

September 29 - November 13

ArtWorks for Freedom ACTION DC! LogoArtWorks for Freedom is taking over Washington, D.C.! Artists, arts organizations, service providers, universities, the diplomatic community, local government and advocacy organizations are coming together to amplify our collective voices during: “ArtWorks for Freedom | Action DC!”

Stay tuned for a full announcement of events taking place throughout the Washington, D.C., metro area including dates and times as announced. Highlights include:

  • Art Exhibit @ Gallery 102, George Washington University
    September 30-October 20
    Opening Reception – September 29
    Artist Talk – October 18
  • Community Conversation on Human Trafficking
    Made possible through a grant from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
    September 30
  • Call and Response Performance @ Busboys and Poets, 14th Street
    Collaboration between writers and visual artists, in which one calls and one responds.
    October 8 & 9
  • Red Sand Project @ Gallery 21, George Washington University
    October 11
  • Film Screening of “I am Jane Doe” @ Women’s National Democratic Club
    w/ opening remarks by VIP (Kirsten Gillibrand, Karl Racine or Kenya Davis)
    Q&A – led by Andrea Powell, FairGirls DC (invited)
    October 12
  • Outdoor Exhibit of Bought & Sold: Voices of Human Trafficking @ Dupont Circle
    October 13-20
  • Premier Dance, “Strong in the Broken Places” in partnership w/ Dance Place
    Original 4-part Dance inspired by Kintsugi, the Japanese art of repairing broken ceramic with gold lacquer, an evocative metaphor for the strength and beauty of survivors of human trafficking.
    October 14 & 15
  • Media Panel on “The Messaging of Human Trafficking” @ George Washington University
    Co-hosted by the Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communication at the School of Media and Public Affairs at GWU.
    October 18
  • Film Screening of “La Cosecha” (The Harvest) @ Mt. Pleasant Public Library
    October 19

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September 29
November 13
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ArtWorks for Freedom
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