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Am I A Feminist? (Art is Activism Series)

Am I A Feminist? (Art is Activism Series)

November 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

$40

Saturday, November 18th
2-4:30 p.m.
Fee: $30/person; $10 materials
Seating is limited; advanced registration required.

If you believe women are equal to men, then you are a feminist! Yet, many people who believe in the concept of equality do not identify as a feminist. We will explore the theories behind the term, the many aspects of identity, and you can determine what labels you use to describe yourself. We will explore the fractured identity of many female artists, and use that as inspiration to create a beautiful framed mirror mosaic with tile. Beginners welcome.

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About the Series:
Art is Activism is a six class series (register for one or all) developed to engage participants in art, activism and social justice. This course uses contemporary art and social justice theory to dive deep into the issues that we are facing in our country today. Each class includes a presentation of inspiring art and artists, a discussion of how the art and issues impact us and others, and an opportunity for participants to express themselves through an art project.

About the Instructor:
 Mandy Benson is the Founder of the Artivist Institute, a center for art, activism and social change. Mandy is a lifelong artist, activist, community organizer, and educator. Mandy has served as President of California NOW and U.N. Women, SF/Bay Area Chapter. Mandy has led campaigns on issues of health, safety and equal opportunities as the Statewide Field Director for both Planned Parenthood and California National Organization for Women (NOW). Mandy has directed student centers and leadership programs at Stanford University Women’s Community Center and Mills College Office of Student Activities. Mandy is a painter, craftswoman and seamstress. Mandy has a M.A. in Women, Gender, and Social Justice, and a B.A. in Behavior Science.

Featured Image: Frida Kahlo, The Two Fridas, 1939.

Details

Date:
November 18
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cost:
$40
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Organizer

Katie Byram
Phone:
916-452-3005
Email:
katie@sierra2.org

Venue

Room 12
2791 24th Street
Sacramento, CA 95818 United States
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Phone:
(916) 452-3005