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World Refugee Day

Date
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Time
12:00 PM–02:30 PM
World Refugee Day

Creative Alliance and the Baltimore Resettlement Center present World Refugee Day at the Walters Art Museum. Celebrate Baltimore as the proud home to talented refugees and immigrants who will share their stories through dance, music, and spoken word. Learn Congolese dance, participate in a collaborative art project, and see an exhibition of artwork by students who visited the Walters through a partnership with Maryland Institute College of Art's Community Art Collaborative.

Program

12-2:30 p.m. 
Art Exhibition, featuring Baltimore City Community College’s Refugee Youth Project, New Roots, and VisionWorkshops
Sculpture Court, Level 2A

Art Activity: Path of Change
Studio B, Lower level

12:30-1 p.m.
Congolese Dance Lesson 
Sculpture Court, Level 2A

1-2:30 p.m.
International Dance and Music featuring:
Slaves to Fashion, Congolese film by Evodie Ngoy
Spoken Word by Liberian artist Bilphena Yahwon
Nepali Song by Damberi Acharya
Burundi Dance by Jacqueline Ndayizeye
Mexican, Colombian, Bolivian, and Brazilian dance by Cinco Naciones Unidas (Five Nations United)
Auditorium, Lower Level

Add to Calendar 06-21-2014 12:00:00 06-21-2014 14:30:00 15 World Refugee Day Creative Alliance and the Baltimore Resettlement Center present World Refugee Day at the Walters Art Museum. Celebrate Baltimore as the proud home to talented refugees and immigrants who will share their stories through dance, music, and spoken word. 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false DD/MM/YYYY

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