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Eyes Wide Open Across Pennsylvania

Boots at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Collegeville.
Boots at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Collegeville. Photo: Phil Manos

Eyes Wide Open Across Pennsylvania, a part of AFSC's widely acclaimed exhibition on the Iraq War, explores the history, human cost and consequences of the war. The traveling exhibit includes an installation of pairs of boots honoring every U.S. military casualty in Pennsylvania, pairs of shoes to memorialize the Iraqis killed in the conflict, a multimedia display, and a dialogue and listening component.

Commemoration of US Soldiers Who Lost their Lives in Iraq and Afghan Wars

March 19th 2010 from 7:00am to 7:00pm
Boston Store Lobby – 716 State Street, Erie PA

There will be a consecutive reading of the names of the soldier and a prayer service at noon. For more information contact Jane Kirk

Eyes Wide Open Swarthmore College

March 22nd 2010 from 10:00am to 7:00pm
McCabe Library, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore

There will be an evening forum – time to be announced

Spring 2009:

Eyes Wide Open came to Lancaster and Collegeville spring 2009

Fall 2008:
We showed Eyes Wide Open at three sites Fall 2009 - Quakertown, Millersville, and Downingtown

Spring 2008:
We showed Eyes Wide Open at six sites in the Spring of 2008 - Haverford, Villanova University, Titusville, Clarion, Dubois, and Bradford.

Fall 2007:
We showed Eyes Wide Open at six sites in the fall of 2007 - Wayne, Easton, Bethlehem, Kennett Square, and Phoenixville.

Spring 2007:
In the Spring of 2007 Eyes Wide Open Across Pennsylvania was shown at six sites around the state. Read the exhibit diary for descriptions and stories from various exhibits.

Fall of 2006:
In the Fall of 2006 we went to twelve sites, reaching almost 2000 people. Sites included Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Muhlenberg College, Media, Bucknell, Williamsport, Bloomsburg, Reading, Merion, and Penn Hills.

Spring of 2006:
We went to 14 sites in Spring 2006 - Meadville, Edinboro, Erie, Greensburg, Indiana, La Roche, Pittsburgh, State College, Johnstown, Villanova, West Chester, Harrisburg, Scranton, and Lewisburg.