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FRESNO– Art Inspired by the Immigrant Experience in CA

September 10, 2017 @ 2:00 amOctober 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am

Free

FRESNO– The Fresno County Public Library presents a special exhibit at the Betty Rodriguez Regional Library that will highlight stories told through the visual arts.  We will be hosting an Art Hop showcase featuring works submitted by community members that help tell stories about “Coming to California.”  The community artwork will be on display September 10, 2017 until October 8, 2017.  The ArtHop reception is on Thursday, September 21, 2017, 5:30pm – 8:30pm. 

Betty Rodriguez Regional Library
3040 N Cedar Ave.
Fresno, CA 93703

This showcase is free and open to the public. Free parking.

Library Hours:
Mondays: 9am-9pm
Tuesdays: 9am-9pm
Wednesdays: 9am-9pm
Thursdays: 9am-9pm
Fridays: 9am-5pm
Saturdays: 9am-5pm
Sundays: 12pm-5pm

For more information, go to www.fresnowow.blogspot.com or contact the WoW! Library office at 559-600-9699 or wowlibrary@fresnolibrary.org

This program is supported by California Humanities’ Library Innovation Lab Grant Program. To find out more about Library Innovation Lab, visit our webpage HERE

“Library Innovation Lab: Exploring New Ways of Engaging California’s Immigrant Communities”– The Library Innovation Lab pilot project will provide training, support, and resources to a cohort of programming librarians, enabling them to design and implement new public humanities projects that will reach and engage underserved immigrant groups in their communities during the program period. Through an open call application, ten libraries were selected to receive $5,000 each to participate in our first round of the Library Innovation Lab grant program. This grants program will help build capacity within California libraries to develop creative and innovative programs that will respond to the needs and circumstances of today’s immigrants and immigrant communities and foster more inclusive communities within our state.

Details

Start:
September 10, 2017 @ 2:00 am
End:
October 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
www.fresnowow.blogspot.com

Venue

Betty Rodriguez Regional Library
3040 N Cedar Ave.
Fresno, California 93703
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