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OAKLAND– RYSE Art Exhibit Closing Reception and Youth Performances
September 28, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pmFree
Free Your Dream by Isaiah Grant OAKLAND– California Humanities invites you to the closing reception of RYSE: Richmond Youth Raise Their Voice Art Exhibit at California Humanities Oakland Office as part of our rotating exhibit space “Art of Storytelling.” Read blog post by Rasheed Shabazz, former Director of Media, Arts & Culture at the RYSE Youth Center in Richmond, about the exhibit.
Thursday, September 28th
5:30 – 7:30 PM
With live youth performances at 6:00 PM
Location: Swan’s Market 538 9th Street, Second Floor, Oakland, CA
free and open to the public
RYSE: Richmond Youth Raise Their Voices
The third installation in The Art of Storytelling featured the work of youth from the RYSE Center in Richmond, California. RYSE creates safe places for grounded in social justice for young people to love, learn, educate, heal and transform lives and communities.
“I create art for myself, my ancestors, my people, women of color, and people who are afraid to have a voice and express themselves.” -Marisol Lara (RYSE artist)
The Art of Storytelling Exhibit Series celebrates California’s rich cultural and artistic histories and dynamic changing demographics. Multi-generational storytelling and testimonials articulated in this exhibit through a variety of visual media. California Humanities launched this exhibit series in August 2016 in celebration of our first year in historic Swan’s Market in Oakland. You can see some of the art displayed as well as display captions on this webpage.