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Sassa Wilkes: Mind-Altering Aesthetics: How art can change our minds, our communities, and our world
February 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm$10
From a simple change in perspective to a drastic social shift, art has the power to alter our minds, our daily lives, and the way we navigate the world. Join in a community discussion at the intersection of art and science with local artist and educator, Sassa Wilkes, who created the public art on the riverfront, Dancing with Max, and is the founder/owner of /Māk/, a non-profit Art Gallery & Community Studio affiliated with the Barboursville Wellness Council. /The Huntington Area Art Society presentation series is sponsored by the Marshall University College of Arts and Media and the School of Art & Design. All are welcome, however, seating is limited. Participants are invited to arrive early to choose a seat and enjoy conversation with the presenters and other attendees. A $10 donation is requested, which may be made at the event; checks should be made payable to Marshall University. Proceeds support programming in the School of Art & Design. The event is free with a current Marshall ID. Please encourage your friends, neighbors, and colleagues to join you to hear about the difference that art can – and is – making in our lives. Art Society talks are schedule for the following Mondays at 6:30 pm: Feb 5, Mar 19, Apr 2, and Apr 30. For more information about the Huntington Area Art Society presentation series, contact [email protected] or call 304-696-6760.