In partnership with New American Economy and Refugee Council USA, the show will be on display at the South Central Extension Gallery for all of the legislators and Capitol visitors during the week of 3/25/2019. The show will also coincide with Texas Catholic Conference advocacy day. Help us meet our funding deadline here before March 25 to get this show in front of Texas lawmakers!
We’re excited to announce that the full exhibition will be on display at Delta Millworks for both weekends of EAST 2018. Embracing Big Medium’s mission to foster the arts and facilitate an inclusive cultural dialogue between artists and their communities, the Refugee Is Not My Name project aims to introduce and connect diverse Austin residents through art and storytelling.
4701 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78702
Join us at the Austin Central Library for an opening reception for the show as part of the 2018 Mayor's Book Club. Co-hosted by sponsors The Library Foundation and STAV Creative. See the work, meet some of the participants, and celebrate with us. Beer, wine, and popcorn provided.
April 2018 Girls Impact the World Film Festival at the Dell Fine Arts Center, St. Andrew's High School
March 2018 Exhibition Opening and Fundraiser for iACT for Refugees at Lewis Carnegie Gallery
The Library Foundation presents Refugee Is Not My Name as part of the Mayor's Book Club at the Central Library Gallery
We are excited to announce that "Refugee is Not My Name" has been selected by the Library Foundation as part of the 2018 Mayor's Book Club, which this year explores the theme "Exit & Flight: Narratives of the Refugee Experience." We are honored to be part of a program highlighting the literary work of authors Mohsin Hamid, Osama Alomar, and Wendy Pearlman.
The project will be on display in the gallery at the Austin's Central Library from June 7-Aug 5.
"Refugee is Not My Name" will exhibit during the Girls Impact the World Film Festival presented by Connecther and the Harvard College Social Innovation Collaborative (SIC). The festival is held at the St.Andrew's Dell Fine Arts Center on April 7, 2018; the show will remain on display through April 21.
GITWFF is a scholarship program in which high school and undergraduate college students submit 3-5 minute short films that focus on a variety of global women's issues, including STEM for girls, maternal health, microfinance initiatives, child-marriage, sex-trafficking, and poverty alleviation.
Join us on March 22 from 5-8 pm for the grand opening of "Refugee is Not My Name," an exhibition highlighting the portraits, stories, and video of some of Austin's refugee residents. This exhibition features the voices, priorities, and personalities of some of the individuals who help to make Austin the city we call home.
Tickets are $20 and proceeds will benefit Austin non-profit iACT for Refugees and include light bites and drink vouchers. Sponsored by Lewis Carnegie, AgavePrint, and STAV Creative
Lewis Carnegie Gallery
1312 E Cesar Chavez Street
Austin, TX 78702