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Water Is Life Push Pin Show

February 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

- Free

CALL FOR COMMUNITY ART!

“Water is Life Push Pin Show”

This exhibition marks the very first “Push Pin Show,” for the Poeh Cultural Center in honor of ongoing efforts of fellow water protectors at Standing Rock Sioux tribe encampments in Cannonball, North Dakota with participating artists of all medians expressing their creativity of their interpretations of water is life through two dimensional art. Organized by the Poeh Cultural Center Staff, the exhibit will feature works created within the criteria’s of a pushpin hung art in order to establish an appealing montage of art defining “water is life” and to bring awareness of the continuous battle against the Dakota Access Pipeline. The exhibit will also reflect the Pueblo of Pojoaque’s strong support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s opposition to the DAPL, the Pueblo is committed to ensuring access to clean water and air, protecting land, scared sites and burial grounds according to the Pueblo of Pojoaque Tribal Council Resolution 2016-183 passed in September of 2016.

A free-to-attend public opening reception will begin Friday, February 24th from 5pm to 8pm, and the public is invited to attend a story-telling session from 7pm-8pm. The story-telling will feature fellow Tribal members from the Pueblo of Pojoaque sharing traditional stories of the significances of water.

For additional information about the work of the Poeh Cultural Center and/or the Water is Life exhibit show requirements can be found online at www.poehcenter.org or on Facebook.


Below is more information for the “Water is Life pushpin Exhibition”

1. What are the media for this pin up show?
-All Two-dimensional works are eligible. This includes: paintings, prints, drawings, photography and/or two dimensional handing sculptures.
-Three-dimensional works are not eligible nor be accepted.

2. What is it about?
-The exhibit will feature works created within the criteria’s of a pushpin hung art in order to establish an appealing montage of art defining “water is life” and to bring awareness of the continuous battle against the Dakota Access Pipeline. The exhibit will also reflect the Pueblo of Pojoaque’s strong support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s opposition to the DAPL, the Pueblo is committed to ensuring access to clean water and air, protecting land, sacred sites and burial grounds according to the Pueblo of Pojoaque Tribal Council Resolution 2016-183 passed in September of 2016.

3. When is it and what is a pin up show?
-The push pin show begins Friday, February 24th at 5pm till 8pm. Artists will have the opportunity to come between the hours of 5pm to 8pm to hang their own work during the exhibit opening.

-A “Push Pin” show is an exhibit open to all artists of all medians to participate in thinking creatively within the criteria’s of a pushpin hung art in order to create an appealing montage of art made by the community.

4. Is it open to anyone?
-Yes, all ages are welcome

5. When does the pin up end?
-Date is to be determined however June 10th is the approx. date

6. How much does it cost?
-There is no registration form nor entry fee. However all donations will remain welcome. There will be no donation box for Standing rock but individuals are more than welcome to make their donations to Standing Rock on their main website.

Details

Date:
February 24
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Poeh Cultural Center and Museum
Phone:
505-455-5041
Website:
http://www.facebook.com/poehculturalcenter

Venue

Poeh Cultural Center
78 Cities of Gold Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87506 United States
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Phone:
505-455-5041