Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/29/2006 -UCM's Art Center Gallery, in conjunction with the American Democracy Project, will host an exhibit that examines artists' interpretations of the meaning of democracy and the issues that face all Americans.
Features Artists from across the Nation
"Raise Your Voice!" features the works of more than 75 artists from Warrensburg, as well as many from across the state and nation. A variety of media are used to offer points of view on real issues such as the war in Iraq, oil, the environment, racism, misogyny, immigration, religion, homophobia, class, greed, and even the food we eat.
Public Invited to Attend
The show will run through Sept. 28 in the gallery, located at 213 E. Clark in the UCM Art Center. The public is invited to enjoy the exhibit during regular gallery hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.
Also Sponsored by the Missouri Arts Council
In addition to being part of UCM’s participation in the American Democracy Project, the exhibit also is sponsored by the Missouri Arts Council.
American Democracy Project a Nationwide Initiative
The American Democracy Project is a cooperative initiative of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, The New York Times, and AASCU Member-Institutions. The project involves 183 member campuses, including UCM. It includes a series of national activities coordinated by the national project coordinators and a series of local activities coordinated by each participating campus.
For more information contact Michael Crane, director of the UCM Art Center Gallery, at 660-543-4498.