"Building Bridges” is a campus-wide public art and engagement initiative that draws on the power of solidarity and creative expression to bring people together and create bridges across difference. This initiative is funded by the Office of the Associate Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion.
Our Immigrant Voices
Fridays, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Fall 2018: Nov.1 to Nov. 30 (4 sessions; no class on November 23)
Spring 2019: February 15 to March 22 (5 sessions)
Goodell Room 406A
This course will bring together immigrant employees to get to know each other and to discuss ways they would like to amplify the voices and realities of immigrant employees on campus. Participants and facilitators will work together to create a display that will be showcased in a campus-wide event in April. The course meets four times in the fall and six times in the spring. Anyone in the UMass community interested in being a part of this course is encouraged to sign up. —Sonia Lindop and Jacob Carter, facilitators
Showcasing Worker Artists at UMass
Tuesdays, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Fall 2018: October 30, November 6, November 13 (3 sessions)
Spring 2019: February 19 to March 26 (5 sessions)
Goodell Room 406A
This course brings together worker artists and others to explore the ways in which they can showcase the talents of worker artists on campus. Specifically, participants will be planning for contributions to an event in April 2019 and how to more generally increase the visibility of worker artists on the UMass campus in the years to come. The course meets three times in the fall and five times in the spring. Anyone in the UMass community interested in being a part of this course is encouraged to sign up —Joe Connolly and Jacob Carter, facilitators
Fall Worker Art Exhibit Reception: September 25, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Science & Engineering Library, GRC Lowrise Room A273. Learn more