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Intersection: Art & Place

March 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

INTERSECTION: ART & PLACE
Lily Yeh, Founder, Barefoot Artists

Presented in partnership with
Mia and MCAD

Lily Yeh is an internationally celebrated artist whose work has taken her to communities throughout the world. As founder and executive director of the Village of Arts and Humanities in North Philadelphia from 1968 to 2004, she helped create a national model in creative place-making and community building through the arts. In 2002, Yeh pursued her work internationally, founding Barefoot Artists, Inc., to bring the transformative power of art to impoverished communities around the globe through participatory, multifaceted projects that foster community empowerment, improve the physical environment, promote economic development and preserve indigenous art and culture. In addition to the United States, she has carried out projects in multiple countries including Kenya, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Rwanda, China, Taiwan, Ecuador, Syria, Republic of Georgia, Haiti, and Palestine.

Details

Date:
March 22, 2018
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://mplsparksfoundation.org/projects/lecture-series/

Organizer

Minneapolis Parks Foundation
Website:
mplsparksfoundation.org/

Venue

Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 Third Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Website:
artsmia.org

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