Defying Gravity: Artists of Color Making It in the Bay State

Join seven creatives for a roundtable discussion of their experiences making it literally (creating) and figuratively (succeeding) in the Bay State. How do they speak to relevant social issues in context of their work. Organized in collaboration with the Yale Club of Boston, Yale Black Alumni Association (Boston Chapter), and Fuller Craft Museum.

Our roundtable:

  • Alison Croney, Wood Sculptor, Eliot School
  • Chachi Carvalho, Hip Hop Artist
  • Renee Dongo, Peruvian Filmmaker
  • Michael Holley, Radio Sports Commentator (WEEI’s Dale and Holley show) and Author of two books about the New England Patriots
  • Saraswathi Jones, singer/songwriter, co-producer of Hindie Rock Fest
  • Jason Talbot, Co-Founder, Artists for Humanity
  • David Sun Kong, Ph.D., Founder of East Meets West Bookstore, Synthetic Biologist, Community Organizer, Musician, PhotographerSaturday, May 14, 2016, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Moderator, Titilayo (Titi) Ngwenya, Communications Director, Fuller Craft Museum, Yale '92

Our schedule for the evening:

5:00 pm Museum tour and cocktail reception for Yale Boston, YBAA, and friends.
6:00 – 8:00 pm Roundtable
8:00 – 10:00 pm Cocktails and Conversation with live band, food and cash bar

Tickets are priced as follows:

  • $15 Students
  • $25 Advance Tickets (by May 1)
  • $30 Museum Members
  • $35 Nonmembers
May 14, 2016 at 5pm - 10pm
The Fuller-Craft Museum
455 Oak St
Brockton, MA 02301
United States
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