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Duke Chapel will host an online workshop, “Signs of Hope: Arts and Activism,” using the RESIST COVID / TAKE 6! outdoor exhibition as a starting place to reflect on issues of faith and justice in Durham. The outdoor exhibition and public awareness campaign by nationally renowned artist Carrie Mae Weems emphasizes the disproportionate impact of the coronavirus on the lives of communities of color, through large-scale banners and window clings, posters, street signs and more.

The first part of this workshop will include a presentation by Marshall N. Price, PhD, chief curator and Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Nasher Museum. A community leader and a student will also each speak about connections among art, faith, and justice. The second part of the workshop will allow participants to share their own reflections.

To learn more and receive a link to participate, email the Chapel’s Community Minister, the Rev. Breana van Velzen at breana.van.velzen@duke.edu.

Event Details

Date
Thursday, October 22
Time
5–7 PM
Categories
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Tags
Carrie Mae Weems, Duke Chapel, Marshall N. Price, RESIST COVID / TAKE 6!, Virtual program, Workshop
Venue
The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
2001 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27705 United States

The health and safety of our community is our top priority. In accordance with Duke University, the museum is closed to visitors until further notice. The café and store are closed. Find updates and the latest information on Duke’s Coronavirus Response website.