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2nd Saturday Galleries Open House
January 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pmFree
2nd Saturday Galleries Open House – Perspectives of Home: An Exhibit about Home, Belonging and a Sense of Place
Jan. 8, 2022 – 10am-2pm
Over 100 works made by more than 40 artists reflect feelings of home, sense of place and how where we live impacts who we are. This exhibit includes statistical and anecdotal research on the history of migration, settlement, housing, and community formation in Manchester through the lens of equity.
A listing of the creative conversations and art, writing and poetry workshops that will be part of this exhibit can be found at: http://workspacemanchester.com/events-programs/
Contact galleries@workspacemanchester or 860.647.3168 for more info.
- 10am-12pm – Fiona Vernal of EPOCH @ UConn will serve as a docent to lead tours and answer questions about her research on housing in Manchester.
- 11am – Gathering of Artists & Art Lovers: Interested in meeting artists and/or discussing best practices in creating and promoting art? Join us for this casual conversation.
- 12pm-2pm – Free Spoken Word Writing Workshop with Manchester’s Poet Laureate, Ryan Parker. Parker will lead you through some poetic push-ups to build your poetic muscles and get you thinking, feeling, and writing like a poet! Join us in this safe space where we will listen to, write, and share poems. RSVP: https://bit.ly/PoeticPushups