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International Family Day

Date
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Time
12:00 PM–03:00 PM
International Family Day

The Refugee Youth Project and the Walters present International Family Day, highlighting  the global roots of our community. Join Refugee Youth Project in celebration and enjoy this year's theme—Explore Global Peace. 

The Refugee Youth Project (RYP) is a Baltimore City Community College program that provides after-school academic support and art enrichment programming to Baltimore refugee youth. The Walters partners with RYP to enhance programming through field trips to the museum and outreach projects.

SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

12:00-3:00 p.m.

  • Cultural Art Activities on the Sculpture Court

12:00-3:00 p.m.
An exhibition of art created by refugee and immigrant youth will be on display, featuring the unveiling of RYP’s Mandala. The Mixed Media Mandala Installation will display themes of personal identity, issues of security with one’s self: physically, mentally and spiritually. Other activities include:

  • Photography created by RYP Patterson High School students in partnership with VisionWorkshops
  • Representatives from Baltimore refugee and immigrant social service organizations
  • Video inspired by the refugee experience

2:00-3:00 p.m.

  • RYP and Friends' talent show, "Talents from Around the World," in the Graham Auditorium.

For more information, call 410-547-9000, ext. 323 or e-mail avespoint@thewalters.org.

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