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Ferguson and Beyond: Closing Reception – Artists & Poets Speak Out

April 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

CLOSING RECEPTION/PERFORMANCE: Ferguson and Beyond Artistic Responses to a Decade of Social Upheaval 2014—2024 — A COMPANION EVENT: “Ferguson and Beyond: Artists & Poets Speak Out” - Featuring exhibition artists and include poetry readings, artist talks, and performances by Cheeraz Gormon, Dannie Boyd, Lillian Gardner, William Morris, Ronald Young, and Jason Vasser-Elong.

“Ferguson and Beyond: Artistic Responses to a Decade of Social Upheaval 2014-2024” captures the power of individual and cultural histories brought forth by the killing of Michael Brown Jr. in Ferguson, MO, nearly 10 years ago and the ensuing response locally and from around the world in the decade following his death. The exhibition is comprised of painting, sculpture, video, and poetry with a focus on responses from artists of color from the St. Louis region and beyond. It runs through April 26 in the Hunt Gallery on Webster’s main campus, 8342 Big Bend Blvd, St. Louis, 63119.

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