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Opening Reception & Exhibition

Galleries | 6:00pm-7:00pm

Featuring the Work of Harvey Finkle. For over a quarter century, Harvey Finkle has captured the sense of various cultures, political movements, and human emotions with his camera. Harvey continues to document evocative, compelling subjects, accruing a vast portfolio of some of the finest photographic documentation around.

Amanda Newman-Godfrey, Guest Curator, Assistant Professor of Art Education, Moore College of Art & Design

Jeremy Johnson, Guest Curator, Assistant Professor, Art Education
Director, Center for Innovation in Arts Education School of the Arts
University of Nebraska at Omaha

Gabrielle Lavin, Rochelle F. Levy Gallery Director, Moore College of Art & Design

For more information you may go to www.harveyfinkle.com

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“Defiant Lives” - Screening & Panel

7:00pm - 9:00pm | Auditorium 

Defiant Lives is a feature documentary that traces the origins of the disability rights movement in the US, Britain and Australia. The film features exclusive interviews with elders (some now deceased) who led the movement over the past five decades, and combines this with never before seen archival footage.

Alan Holdsworth, Director, Disability Equality in Education, Bensalem, PA

For more information you may go to www.defiantlives.com

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“I Am” - Screening & Panel

Auditorium | 5:00pm - 6:30pm

“I Am” documents Pennsylvania Ballet II and St. Katharine Special Education Day School’s choreographic collaboration, capturing the joy and friendships created during ten weeks together. Enjoy a screening and a panel discussion with choreographer Jessica Kilpatrick and Pennsylvania Ballet’s Director of Community Engagement Sarah Cooper.

Sarah Cooper, Director of Community Engagement, PA Ballet, Philadelphia, PA

Glenn Holsten, Director, FreshFly Video Production, Philadelphia, PA

Roger Ideishi, Program Director and Professor of Occupational Therapy, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Jessica Kilpatrick, Choreographer, PA Ballet, Philadelphia, PA

John Orr, Executive Director, Art-Reach, Philadelphia, PA

For more information you may go to www.art-reach.org