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Sanctuary Cities NOW


The words “Sanctuary Cities NOW” frame a black and white urban scene. Silhouettes of tall buildings, skyscrapers, then dark houses with lit windows are featured in the background. In front of them, a crowd of some six or seven people dressed in black cloaks and scarves, referencing 19th century immigrants. In the foreground, two black arms enclose and embrace the scene, as if protecting the wretched huddled masses.

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A Time of Expectant Hopes

A Time of Expectant Hopes

October 24, 2019

“A Time of Expectant Hopes,” a collaboration between Pete Railand and Jenna Valoe, including works inspired by 19th century union banners, suffragist banners, and modern day activist banners. Opening Friday…