“Stamps of Hope” opens today in Murray Gallery; gallery talk and reception Oct. 24

James S. Murray Gallery. Lincoln Land Community College. Oct. 21-Nov. 14, 2019. Stamps of Hope: Syrian Refugee Art. Traveling exhibition. Lecture by Rihab Sawah: Thursday, Oct. 24, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Trutter Center. Followed by reception: James S. Murray Gallery. Middle Eastern cuisine provided.I would like to invite you to attend LLCC’s Exhibit for Syrian refugee artists, “Stamps of Hope.” The exhibit will be on display in the James S. Murray Gallery from Oct. 21-Nov. 14. The college will hold a gallery talk regarding the Syrian refugee artists, their artwork and a brief background on the Syrian refugee crisis on Oct. 24 at 5:30 p.m. in the Trutter Center. The presentation will be followed by a visit to the art gallery and a reception at which Middle Eastern cuisine will be provided.

The exhibit will be a traveling exhibit; it will launch from LLCC and travel for five years around the country. The traveling exhibit is sponsored by the Midwest Institute for International and Intercultural Education (MIIIE) consortium of which LLCC is a member.

“Stamps of Hope”
Syrian Refugee Travel Art Exhibit
Oct. 21-Nov. 14
James S. Murray Gallery
Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Presentation by Assistant Professor of Physics Rihab Sawah
Oct. 24, 2019, 5:30-7 p.m.
LLCC Trutter Center
Followed by a reception at the James S. Murray Gallery
Menard Hall, Second Floor
Middle Eastern cuisine provided

Visit the exhibit’s Facebook page to view some of the artwork that will be on display, in addition to other information.

I look forward to personally greeting you at this cultural, educational event.

Rihab Sawah