This will be an introduction to the Sankofa Arts Project by artist and curator Niki Lopez. Principal artist George Gadson will share about his art installation honoring the legacy of the Provident hospital.
Let’s Talk about Provident Hospital, LA Lee YMCA, Victory Theater and the importance of creating a legacy and preserving history as we learn about the Sankofa Arts Project. Contribute YOUR word to the word art wall.
Panelists include: George Gadson, Mary Russ-Milligan, Derek Davis, Dr. Kymrae Mizell Hill and moderator Niki Lopez
Community Partners include: Trailblazers of Broward, Old Dillard Foundation, Davis Kuumba Arts, C.R.E.A.T.E., Black Broward and the Arts & History AMbassadors of the LA Lee / Mizell YMCA Community Center.
The #SankofaArtsProject is a LA Lee Mizell YMCA Community Center Community Arts & Engagement Project curated and programmed by Niki Lopez of Niki Lopez Creative & What’s Your Elephant. This project seeks to engage the community and use the arts incorporated into the new building to preserve and celebrate the rich history of this land on Sistrunk which also includes an installation by principal artist George Gadson
More info: whatsyourelephant.org/sankofa-arts-project