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Title / Theme:  Holiday Light/Holiday Dark Still need help in RED2. Participating ACW Artists: Judy Onofrio, Nikki McComb, Yuta Uchida, Emily Forbes, Suyao Tian, Jill Stebbins, Wenwen Liao, Ann Meany, Andrew Braunberger, Barbara Rogers Bridges, Layl McDill, Candy Kuehn, Malcom Potek, Linda Lade Installation Artist: Shirin Ghoraishi; Workshop with Anya Achtenberg; Music with Pony: Clifton […]

Holiday Light?  Holiday Dark? An Art to Change the World Celebration   Join Art to Change the World at the California Building during California Dreamin’ weekend at 2205 California St NE, Suite 201, Minneapolis, MN 55418. The event will include an exhibition, special speaker, workshops, music, food and beverages.  Together, we will explore divergent holiday […]

Art is My Weapon Curated by Minneapolis photographer, Nikki McComb   The opening was one of the most fascinating, soulful and diverse experiences I have enjoyed here in the twin cities.  We hosted around 80 people and  everyone enjoyed talking to our Nigerian artist Ogbonnaya Victor Chibuko, who streamed in from Africa. Curated by Minneapolis photographer […]

Art to Change the World / University of Minnesota OLLI Studio Visits This is OLLI Art to Change the World (ACW) is an international non-profit, diverse coalition of artists, educators, scientists, topic experts, and other change makers who join forces in service of positive social change. We employ the arts, education, audience engagement, and organizational partnerships to […]

Final See Say DO report

See . Say. DO Report. Respectfully submitted, Barbara Bridges, Director-Art to Change the World Proposed significant outcomes: 1. Create change by building cross-cultural conversations and providing a space for individuals to develop individual action steps to solve community social problems. 2. Increase our participants’ engagement and community access to the arts and a myriad of […]

Dec 8 Maine Chowdah Feed

Authentic Maine Chowdah Feed ACW  Director, Barbara Bridges, is a Maine native.  She makes a famous seafood chowder with seafood she flies in from Maine.  It is her Grammy LeBlanc’s recipe. Cheesy biscuits accompany and the traditional blueberry pie with ice cream finishes.  There will be a Seafood Chowdah feed on  December 8 at 5:30 at […]

See. Say. DO Testimonials

Barbara,  Thank you so much for your dynamic leadership in pulling this event together. You really hit a home run and I am confidant that you have generated real momentum for positive change through art, film, social movement, and human connection. I was very proud to be part of Art to Change the World’s See. […]

October 8  South High School Project  10:00 – 1:00   Invitation Only Compassionate Conversations Fe Love and Kira Corser, co- founders of Compassionate ARTS, will host a 2-week mentoring series with a select group of 5 to 6 exceptional and diverse youth to form a Compassionate ARTS Youth Leadership Council at South High School. These youth […]

Let Us ASTOUND you

Friends of Art to Change the World Fundraiser You are invited. Join us for an unusual VIP experience before the See. Say. DO opening night.  Our event will be a lively, fun, interactive night, filled with open conversations about society’s pressing issues.  Attendees will have the first opportunity to view and purchase the art, bid on ACW artist […]


 ___________________________________________________________ Project Description and Workshop   – Nikki McCoomb Topic:   Art is My Weapon The photo stories are made to raise awareness in these areas: Remembering forgotten victims taken by gun violence in Minnesota Prompting people with information being compelled to come forward in unsolved cases Reaching policy makers and elected officials to support the campaigns […]