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Gallery Discussion Featuring Andrew Sabori & Guest Jim McSweeney
January 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for a special gallery discussion with featured artist Andrew Sabori with guest Jim McSweeney from the U.S. National Archives.
Monday, January 22, at 6pm at the Turner Center for the Arts.
Hear the fascinating story of how a chance encounter while touring Ellis Island led to artist Andrew Sabori passionately researching and recreating a WPA masterpiece mural. The current exhibit in Josette’s Gallery consists of the reproduction of Edward Laning’s 1935 mural, The Role of the Immigrant in the Industrial Development of America, accompanied by Sabori’s series of portraits depicting famous American immigrants. The exhibit includes many noteworthy documents pertaining to US immigration during the early 20th century. The evening will also feature special guest Jim McSweeney, National Archives and Records Administration, Special Assistant – Office of Presidential Libraries, who will present information on the role of the U.S. National Archives and how its services can be utilized.