One Book, One Philadelphia GRAND FINALE Simulcast Event at Moore

Join us for a simulcast of the grand finale One Book, One Philadelphia event featuring author Edwidge Danticat and her collection of essays, Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work. Danticat is a Haitian American writer and MacArthur Genius Grant winner and her book takes its name from Albert Camus’s last published lecture in which he stated, “To create today is to create dangerously.” The work illustrates the struggle of making art in exile—and what it’s like to exist in a country constantly in conflict, where even the act of reading means taking a stand against oppression.

The simulcast is presented in conjunction with the Free Library of Philadelphia and their One Book, One Philadelphia program and is free for all to attend! For more information see the Free Library’s calendar of events.

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It's #foliofriday ! Here are some treasures from the library's folio collection. Check out our Book Display in The Galleries at Moore! Connelly library will be closed through Monday 9/4 in observance of Labor Day. Regular hours will resume at 8am Tuesday 9/5. #moorecollegeofartanddesign #phillyartschool #MCAD #happyholiday #longweekend Welcome back #BFA students! Come visit the #library and browse some of our new #books, including this one "Drawing Life: Javier Mariscal."
#saturdayselections #librariesofinstagram #illustration #artanddesign #mariscal Connelly #Library has a number of circulating #bones and #skulls. We even have #cows for anyone aspiring to be #georgiaokeeffe. #moorecollege #mcad #phillyartschools #librariesofinstagram #womenartists #drawing101 Did you know that Connelly library's #archives has a collection of paintings and prints? Some date back as far as the mid-1800s through present day. The artists are largely alumni or faculty of Moore College. The selections you see above are ca. 1920, painted by members of the Philadelphia 10, a prominent group of woman artists who worked and exhibited together regularly. #artschool #librariesofinstagram #philadelphia #womenartists #oilpaintings

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