Manifest Hope: DC

With all these events going down for inauguration weekend, it’s really starting to be difficult to decide which one’s to commit to. This definitely sounds like a worthy event to mark on your calender though. And you have a couple days where it’s open to the public.

 

About:
Art plays a pivotal role in creating cultural momentum. The MANIFESTHOPE: DC Gallery celebrates that role and shines a spotlight on artists who use their voices to amplify and motivate the grassroots movement that carried President-Elect Barack Obama to victory.

MANIFESTHOPE: DC gathers together a diverse array of the nation’s most talented visual artists under one roof to mark this monumental achievement in our nation’s history and encourages artists and activists to maintain the momentum to bring about true change in the United States.

Along with its partners, MoveOn.org Political Action, the Service Employees International Union and Obey Giant, MANIFESTHOPE: DC, will issue an inspiring visual call-to-action, encouraging a redirection of public energy toward true reform in three key areas: Health Care Reform, Workers Rights, & The Green Economy.

More info after the jump.

Participating Artists: Estevan Oriol, HAZE, Ron English, Scott Hansen, Shepard Fairey, David Choe, Andy Powell, + Many others.

MANIFESTHOPE: DC
January 17th-19th, 2009
10:00am – 6:00pm
3333 M Street NW, Washington DC 20007

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