Hope in Hard Times: Prisoners' Art for Social Justice

March 1 – April 7, 2019 2019-03-01 09:00:00 2019-04-07 09:00:00 15 Hope in Hard Times: Prisoners' Art for Social Justice Banko Gallery true MM/DD/YYYY
Venue: Banko Gallery

The Moravian Church’s Eastern District and the Moravian Seminary in Bethlehem are proud to partner with Art for Justice and ArtsQuest to bring an engaging art exhibit to the Lehigh Valley. Through the artwork and stories of incarcerated individuals, we are invited to consider how art might engage us in justice and advocacy questions for our time; where is our shared humanity, incarcerated and free, and where are we being called in areas of criminal justice reforms?

First Friday March 1, 6:30 pm Presentation with Art for Justice Co-Founder Ann Marie Kirk

Tuesday, March 19, 7 p.m., Lecture at Moravian College’s Prosser Auditorium
Speaker: Tyrone Werts, Soros Fellow, PA Lifer commuted by Gov. Rendell.
We encourage you to register for this free event at the following site:

Sunday, March 24, 2 - 4 p.m., Vigil for Hope in the Criminal Justice System at the Banana Factory Arts Center.
Our keynote speaker, Chester Hollman, Jr. tells the story of his son Chester Hollman III’s wrongful conviction and sentence of life without parole in PA.

First Friday April 5, 6-9 pm, Free Open House with Presentations, Artist Demos, and Community Art Projects.

Venue Information
Banko Gallery
Banana Factory
25 W Third Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015
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