Apr 29th 2017

BLOOM: A Community Project

@ The Port Ministries

5013 S Hermitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60609

Opening Saturday, April 29th, at 12PM

On view through Sunday, April 30th

Bloom is a community project inviting local artists and community members to paint flowers on wood for the exterior of The Port Ministries’ Family Center. All are welcome to paint with us and share in 2 days of activities to plant seeds of knowledge and resistance.

In Collaboration: Michelle West, Mujeres Mutantes, The Port Ministries, Mujeres en Resistencia Xicago, Historias Monarca, Brown Wall Project 🦋

Free. All Ages. Family Friendly.
The Port Ministries
5017 S. Hermitage, Chicago, IL

SATURDAY 4/29/17
12- 6:00 pm: Bloom Exhibition & Installation
12- 6:00 pm: Mercado Artesanal
12- 3:00 pm: Open Paint of Flowers on Wood
1:00 – 2:00 pm: Featured Artist Talk: Michelle West
2:00 – 4:00 pm: Taller: Seed Bomb Making Workshop
2:00 – 4:00 pm: Historias Monarca
4:00 – 6:00 pm: Cine y Platica/Short Films & Discussion
🎬 La Abuela Grillo – Animation
🎬 Standing for the Living – Directora Isaura Flores estara presente/ director present
🎬 Berta Cáceres Vive – Spanish w/subtitles

We will close with discussion of women’s mobilization for change /conversación sobre las mujeres en el ámbito de la movilización social

SUNDAY 4/30/17
1:00 -5:00 pm: Bloom Exhibition & Installation
1:00 – 5:00 pm: Mercado Artesanal
1:00 – 4:00 pm: Open Paint of Flowers on Wood
2:00 – 3:00 pm: Mexica Danza al Renacimiento
4:00 – 5:00 pm: Taller: Conozca sus derechos

Música/Musical Performance:
Vivian Garcia
Alma Cruz Zamudio – Poesía
Genova Ariel

❗️Bring cash along for food and some vendors may be cash only. Thank you.

Karakol Playeras y Impresión del Poster
Ollin papalotl
XICA Boutique
Dachi por Adriana Rivera
Las Crafty Anties
La Tribu
Plata Mexicana
Makuill Ollin
Yelitza Arts
Las Artelitas
Mujeres Mutantes
MujeresenResistencia Mesa Informativa

Grupo Alas Abiertas – Postres, Aguas, Comida Mexicana
Fondito Ambulante – Tacos de canasta (Sunday only)

We welcome any projects that fall within the theme of bloom, growth, nature, migration. Must be free to the community.

Cover digital art by Michelle West

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