Artwork by Leah Sayles, SVACE Student

The School of Visual Arts Division of Continuing Education (SVACE) is pleased to announce its fourth annual Art & Activism event: a virtual symposium dedicated to exploring the relationship between environmental and social injustices, and how our talents and voices can organize to nourish conscious communities.

Art & Activism: Nourishing Conscious Communities will take place from 12 to 7pm (EDT) on September 25, during Climate Week NYC 2020.

Art & Activism: Nourishing Conscious Communities

This free virtual symposium will consist of presentations and interactive workshops by artists, activists, and community organizers. The day’s events will conclude with a panel discussion between presenters, moderated by media personality Valerie Smaldone. Panel participants will discuss how their visions address climate justice, provide opportunities to galvanize communities, and forge a dedicated path into the future.

When: Friday, September 25, 12–7pm (EDT)
Where: Online
Schedule and Registration:

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About the School of Visual Arts
School of Visual Arts has been a leader in the education of artists, designers, and creative professionals for seven decades. With a faculty of distinguished working professionals, a dynamic curriculum, and an emphasis on critical thinking, SVA is a catalyst for innovation and social responsibility. Comprising 6,000 students at its Manhattan campus and 35,000 alumni in 100 countries, SVA also represents one of the most influential artistic communities in the world.

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