ORIGINAL GREEN ARTIST RECEPTION
ORIGNIAL GREEN ARTISTS RECEPTION and ARTS ACTIVITIES FRIDAY, May 13, 4:00PM – 9:00PM, ALL MY RELATIONS GALLERY, 1414 E. FRANKLIN AVE., MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 55404
Please join us this Friday May 13 for a reception to honor Original Green Exhibition artists Carolyn Lee Anderson, Gordon Coons, Gwen Westerman, Bobby Wilson, Joseph Allen and Mona Smith. Art in this exhibit focuses on Native perspectives of the Mississippi River and St. Anthony Falls area. Refreshments will be served. The reception is free and open to the public. Please feel free to invite your friends, family and colleagues to join us for a full evening of arts activities! See the full schedule below.
All My Relations Arts Activities, Friday, May 13th, 2011
4:00pm – 6:00pm: Poetry and river flags workshops: Open to the public
6:00pm – 7:00pm: Presentations and readings by artists and contributors to Kinship of Rivers
7:00pm – 9:00pm: Reception with Original Green artists
All My Relations Arts is partnering with poet and artist Wang Ping’s Kinship of Rivers project. The Mississippi River (subject of our current exhibit, Original Green) and the Yangtze River are “sister rivers” both originating in the homelands of indigenous people. All My Relations Arts presents Wang Ping’s Kinship Of Rivers flag-making workshop, 4:00pm – 6:00pm this Friday at All My Relations Gallery in collaboration with the artists from Original Green Exhibition, now showing through June 11. Local American Indian poets will add the voices and visions of indigenous Americans to this project and read their poems this Friday at 6:00pm at All My Relations Gallery, with the Original Green reception to follow.