Windows and Mirrors: Chicago

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Friday, July 1, 2011 - 6:00pm - Saturday, July 23, 2011 - 8:00pm


<p>Chicago Public School students work with AFSC Chicago staff to create portraits of Afghan children as part of the <em>Windows and Mirrors</em> exhibit.</p>

Chicago Public School students work with AFSC Chicago staff to create portraits of Afghan children as part of the Windows and Mirrors exhibit.

Photo Credit: 
Mary Zerkel

ARC Gallery
832 W. Superior St, #204, Chicago, IL

Gallery hours:  Wed — Sat, 12-6 p.m.






Special Events:

Public Opening:  come see the exhibit on its opening night — refreshments served, cash bar.  Friday, July 1 - 6-9 p.m.

Youth Film Night:  Youth from AFSC's Summer Institute will show youth-made videos that feature young people working for social change, including the winners from the If I Had a Trillion Dollars youth film contest.  Thursday, July 7 — 6-8 p.m.

Mural Art as a Catalyst for Social Change:  Tony Heriza will show his documentary Concrete, Steel and Paint, which explores the way that mural painting provided a space for prisoners and victims of violence to come together for healing in a Philadelphia prison.  Winner of the Best Short Documentary award at the Peace on Earth Film Festival.  Friday, July 8 — 6-8 p.m.

Afghans Working for Peace:  Peter Lems, AFSC;s Program Director for Education and Advocacy, Iraq and Afghanistan will talk about current movements in Afghan civil society that focus on on-military solutions.  Monday, July 18 — 6-8 p.m.

Closing Event:  Artists' Panel:  Join us for a panel featuring several of teh Chicago area artists who created murals for the exhibit to hear about their process and why they felt it important to contribute to a project of this nature.  Saturday, July 23 — 6-8 p.m



Contact Information: 

Mary Zerkel



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