SUNY Orange hosts 'An Artist's Response to Human Rights' exhibit

25 Nov 2019 | 11:43

An Artist's Response to Human Rights exhibit of visual and literary arts by juniors and seniors in high school is a presentation of the Orange County Human Rights Commission. It is produced in cooperation with the Orange County Arts Council and SUNY Orange.

The works are being displayed in Orange Hall Gallery from Wednesday, Dec. 4, through Thursday, Dec. 12, Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m to 6 p.m.

The exhibit offers the students a public opportunity of expressing their feelings about the importance of human rights in today’s world by depicting artworks and writing poems or essays about topics related to the 30 Articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

The reception is a gathering of these students and their families and friends as well as the general public. Please join us in congratulating the many participating students by coming to the reception anytime between 1 and 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8. All are welcome. Music will be provided by pianist Tyler Z. Chen.

The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

Orange Hall is located at the corner of Wawayanda and Grandview Avenues, (GPS: 24 Grandview Ave. – free parking in lot), Middletown.

Questions may be directed to cultural@sunyorange.edu and (845)341-4891. You may also visit the Cultural Affairs website at www.sunyorange.edu/culturalaffairs.

Seven schools have students participating in this year’s show:
Minisink Valley High School
Cornwall High School
Washingtonville High School
Monroe-Woodbury High School
Pine Bush High School
James I. O’Neill High School
Storm King School, Cornwall