Community Conversation – Human Rights Festival

at The Arts Center
Tuesday, May 11th starting at 5:15 pm

The Fourth Annual North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival opened at The Arts Center on Thursday, April 22. The exhibition, which features the work of 50 artists, will be on display through June 5.

A Community Conversation about human rights will take place at The Arts Center on Tuesday, May 11. The event begins at 5:15 p.m. and will include local students and community service groups. Artists will be on hand to speak about their motivations and the inspirations behind their work. The event is free and open to the public. Audience members will be invited to interact and ask questions of the artists.

The festival includes fifty 2D, 3D, filmmakers, and live performance artists from around the world. Each artist explores human rights, civil rights, or social justice issues through their respective mediums. In addition to paintings, mixed media works, and photographs, a series of experimental videos are also a part of the festival. A full list of the artists participating in the festival can be found in the festival’s online Exhibition Program. Certain works in the exhibition may be purchased via the exhibition’s online store. Purchases support the work of the artists.

The show’s themes include pandemic-related stories of isolation and creativity, domestic violence, racism, immigration and boarder detentions, and more. The festival features regional artists and artists from California, Kentucky, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, and Texas. International filmmakers from Rome and Spain are also included.

The Arts Center Gallery is open:
Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and
Saturday from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Admission is free and open to all.

More Info:

Event Start Date: 05/11/2021 Event End Date: 05/11/2021

Time: 5:15pm - 8:30pm

Contact Info

Mindi Schmitz

Location Details

Location Name:
The Arts Center

Location Address:
115 2nd Street SW
Jamestown, ND58401

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