Please join us at the Daily Iraqi Life Art Exhibit, open September 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.
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.