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December 10, 2019 Dedication Day South’s Heart – Family Welcome Center Principal Stringer, Assistant Principal Rodriguez, and family engagement coordinators Esmeralda.Duran-Silvan and Mohamed Bulhan hosted over 30 people to celebrate the opening of South’s Heart.  Ten students created a welcoming area with a kids corner, art supplies, myth busting flags and symbols, story writing contest,  inspirational quotes board […]

ACW Vision for 2020

Edit This November 19  Emerging Trends Theory to Practice 2020 Projects Present: Barbara Bridges, Margo Ashmore, David O’Fallon, Ann Meany, Craig Harris, Clif Ware, Bettye Ware, Pat Carney, Jim Peitzman, Elizabeth Greenbaum, Tracey Rogers-Tryba The meeting launched with a community meal and listening to Leonard Cohen’s The Goal. He recommends reflecting on if your reach exceeds […]

OLLI Testimonies

Very much appreciated the generous participation of the artists and Barbara’s thoughtful coordination of the sessions. Fascinating, Inspirational. Great variety of experiences for the group. Thanks! I like the exposure to different forms of art and different artists. Many different forms of beauty.  the commitment of both artists and fellow classmates to the vision of […]

Ojectivos de la Historia

I  am an Intervener Cambridge educated philosopher, Tim Ingold, holds a unique theory on art making. Dr. Ingold suggests that artists are simply interveners on any particular materials and/or objects the artist manipulates. Bring me your history objects or jewelry you love but never wear and I will engineer them into an Objetos de la […]

Story Board Responses

Heartbreak The Day of the dead Tom: Your sons are missing you. You underestimated your impact as a father. Their love, their anger, their confusion, and their feelings of failure. To your plight is all overwhelming to them. I understand your struggle- Father’s Day. That was not all about you that culminated into the rest […]

Be The Light Responses -I will work for justice! -I will practice radical acceptance and non-judgement. -I am going to listen to my friends first, talk second. Not let anxiety make me selfish. -I will make Afgans for Ronald McDonald House. -I will keep working to eliminate plastic waste. -I am going to use my […]

Staffing for Event:  October 28   Still need RED Artists Earn $15 an hour Nov 1 Friday  6-9  Pony / Mojo’s Food Bar Tender _ Kristi Hemmer Jill Stebbins/Greeter Tim and Suyao/Greeters Store tender  6-9  Ann Meany Saturday Need 2 Greeters each hour?    Need 1 Store Tender each hour? Bar Tender – Andrew 9:00 Barbara/store tender  […]

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  https://ccaps.umn.edu/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 […]