Congo/Women: An Evening with Award-Winning Photojournalist Ron Haviv

Ron Haviv, one of Congo/Women's featured photographers, has produced images of conflict and humanitarian crises that have made headlines from around the world since the end of the Cold War. Poynter's Visual Journalism Group Leader and Director of Diversity, Kenneth Irby, will moderate the conversation. Conversation at 7:00 p.m., reception to follow. Tickets are $10. Reservations are required.

At Home and Abroad: The Role of Art and Artists in Creating Social Change

Grace-Anne Alfiero, executive director of Creative Clay Cultural Arts Center, will moderate a group of panelists who address social justice issues through programming and the improvement of accessibility of services and education for marginalized populations.

Congo/Women Portraits of War: The Democratic Republic of Congo

On display at The Poynter Institute from January 11 to February 20, 2010, Congo/Women conveys the strength and courage of Congolese women through powerful photographs by award-winning photojournalists Lynsey Addario, Marcus Bleasdale, Ron Haviv, and James Nachtwey. Accompanying essays contextualize the impact of the crisis from a range of perspectives.

Opening Reception American Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibition and Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society Exhibition

ArtCenter Manatee is proud to be one of six venues nationally selected to present the 142nd Annual Traveling Exhibition in the Kellogg Gallery in Bradenton, FL January 15 - February 28 2010. Bradenton is the only stop in the Southeast and offers visitors and locals alike the opportunity to celebrate some of the best watercolor paintings in the world.

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