It's Mural Time
THURSDAY - MAY 16
"PAINTING OUR FUTURE" SHORT FILM PREMIERE
JAYHAWK THEATRE @ 7p
Following a day of award-winning films, ARTSConnect is proud to premiere a short film entitled "Painting Our Future" which uses the painting of the Brown v. Board Mural Project as an example of how we can use art as a tool to bring history to life and build strong community connections which help us to tell the story of our community. The film will be shown immediately prior to the screening of BlacKkKlansman and will be followed by a film talk with Oscar Award-winning screenplay writer, Kevin Willmott.
FRIDAY - MAY 17
65TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
15TH & MONROE @ 5-10p
Celebrate the culmination of 10 days of commemoration, discussion and celebration. Join us at the Brown v. Board Mural, located on 15th Street across the street from the Brown v. Board National Historic Site. The community street party will feature live music, poetry slam & other presentations! Food trucks will be on site and the mural will provide a vibrant backdrop for the festivities. Please bring your own lawn chairs & dancing shoes.