"Art is Labor" Opening Gala for Bread and Roses Exhibition

Location: Arcade Contemporary Art Projects Gallery
Sat, December 7, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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"Art Is Labor" Opening Gala for Bread and Roses Exhibition

The opening of the "Art Is Labor" exhibition and a Gala Cocktail Party, celebrating the 5th Anniversary of Bread & Roses Missouri,is on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2019, at the Arcade Contemporary Art Projects at Webster University Gateway Campus, 812 Olive Street, Saint Louis. The event is from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. with program at 7:30 p.m. honoring our champions, Jamala Rogers and Percy Green. A sketch from the 2020 Workers' Opera will also be performed. Tickets are $45/person or $75/person for VIP Patron tickets that include complimentary parking.

The "Art Is Labor" exhibition will highlight labor history as seen through art and artifacts, with a focus on Saint Louis. The selected work will explore topics such as social and economic justice and labor history.  Contemporary artwork will be curated alongside historical collections of ephemera, text and artifacts to build a narrative that speaks to the workers of our time, including artists as workers. The exhibition will be curated by Dail Chambers. The exhibit will close on January 17, 2020.

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