Presentation: The Art of Protest

Saturday, 12/4/2021
2:00 - 4:00
Latino/Hispanic Meeting Room B
Main Library

100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

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How visual and performing arts support and impassion grassroots movements for social justice: an exhibit, panel discussion, and dance performance.


Sharat G. Lin, PhD, curator of The Art of Protest and dancer of The Dance of Peace, political economist, educator, community activist.

Lincoln Cushing, archivist and author who documents, catalogs, and disseminates the oppositional political culture of the late 20th century.


Related exhibit: The Art of Protest, on view Sept. 11, 2021 – Jan. 6, 2022 in the Chinese Center at the Main Library.


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This program is sponsored by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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