Daily Iraqi Life Art Exhibit at Macalester College

Posted on August 2, 2013 by

Please join usat theDaily Iraqi Life Art Exhibit,openSeptember 9-30th, 8AM-8PM,to observe and understand the connection the St. Paul/Minneapolis community maintains with our sister city of Najaf, Iraq and local Iraqi refugees.

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Included on display will be

  • Paintings by artists from Najaf and the greater Najaf area
  • Books created by local Iraqi refugees in 2012
  • Framed “Letters for Peace” involving local middle school children and children with cancer from Baghdad
  • Ceramic pieces (on display for a limited time from Sept 19 – 22)


Please also join us to celebrate International Peace Day on September 21st, 5:00-8:00PM, when we will have our Local Iraqi Artists Reception. Included in the program will be

  • A showing of a short film created by a local Iraqi filmmaker
  • Guest speakers from Iraq and the Iraqi American Reconciliation Project
  • Mingling with Iraqi authors of the Daily Iraqi Life Exhibit
  • Food will be provided


The show will be located at Macalester College (1600 Grand Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105) Fine Arts Building, second level . The reception will be on the first level.

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