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Arts Council and Women's Rights National Historical Park Announce ARTS AFIRE! in March
Contact: Andrea DeKoter, 315.568.0024
Contact: Vivien Rose, 315.568.2991
Seneca Falls, NY - Seneca County Arts Council and Women's Rights National Historical are pleased to cosponsor ARTS AFIRE!, part of a National Park Service initiative to engage audiences through the arts. Events will kick off on Thursday, March 1, and continue through the month.
ARTS AFIRE! events will kick off on Thursday, March 1, 7-9 p.m. with an art show at the Women's Rights National Historical Park Visitor Center, 136 Fall Street, Seneca Falls. Featured works include poetry and collages by March artist-teachers and SCAC members Patricia Roth Schwartz and Lynn Patti. Schwartz, a published poet and seasoned workshop leader, will read from her exhibited poems. Lynn Patti, a retired public school arts teacher, will discuss her collages and collage art. Park historian Anne M. Derousie will share stories about the M'Clintock family and home. The event and reception are free and open to the public.
The public is invited to experience art produced in the workshop and to hear about the process from teachers and workshop participants Sunday, March 18, 2-4 p.m., at the Women's Rights National Historical Park Visitor Center, 136 Fall Street, Seneca Falls. A reception follows the event. The show remains up through the end of the month.
All events are free, but pre-registration is required for the space-limited workshop. To register, contact Lynn Patti of the Seneca County Arts Council at 315-539-2580 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ARTS AFIRE! is a national initiative of the National Park Service. Information about programs at other parks can be found at http://www.nps.gov/wefa/supportyourpark/upload/NPS_artsafire_120109_3mb.pdf. More information about the sponsoring agencies is available at http://www.artsinseneca.org.
For more information, please visit our website or call (315) 568-0024. You can also follow the park's social media sites for Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/womensrightsnps) and Twitter (http://twitter.com/#!/WomensRightsNPS) to learn more about our upcoming events and programs.
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