AARLCC Art of Community Art & Activism Festival on Saturday, April 30

AARLCC’s Art of Community Festival invites the community and the entire family to participate and explore the importance of art as a tool to engage and impact our local community and our world. The Art of Community Festival will celebrate the work of Art and Activism Social Justice Artists in ResidenceMarielle Plaisir – Medium: Mixed Media and Fine Art, Art of Community Project: ‘…and that day, I will distinctly hear the music of the world’Anthony “Mojo” Reed, II – Medium: Fine Art and Murals, Art of Community Project: BROWARD: The FoundationRoscoe B. Thicke, III – Medium: Photography, Art of Community Project: The Art of ResistanceJose Veliz – Medium: Music Composition, Art of Community Project: Voices of South FloridaAgatha Wright – Medium: Performance Dance, Art of Community Project: PilgrimageAttendees will meet the artists in residence along with other special invited local activist artists showcasing their art employing diverse mediums such as performance art and interactive content to inspire community engagement. Along with Community Foundation of Broward, Art of Community Festival is supported by Bank of America, Broward Public Library Foundation, and Friends of the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center. About the Community Foundation of BrowardFounded in 1984, the Community Foundation of Broward partners with families, individuals and organizations to create personalized charitable funds that deliver game-changing philanthropic impact. The Community Foundation provides bold leadership on community solutions and fosters philanthropy that connects people who care with causes that matter.