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Public Art and Advocacy: Panel Discussion, Reception, and Musical Performance

Join us for a lively discussion about the role of public art and advocacy in fostering engaged, inclusive communities. FRANK artist Barbara Tyroler will discuss her project Rockin' the Spectrum, part of an annual community arts engagement project sponsored by the Town of Chapel Hill's Public and Cultural Arts Office and the Public Arts Commission. Musical performance by Alison Weiner and Red Nucleus. 

Panel will include:

Barbara Tyroler, Frank Gallery Artist and educator

Holly Riddle, J.D., M.Ed., Policy Adviser, NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services, and former Director of The NC Council on Developmental Disabilities

Jeffery York, Chapel Hill Public and Cultural Arts Administrator

Amy Fowler, President of the Orange/Chatham Autism Society and parent of a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Deborah Zuver, panel facilitator, Director, Project STIR (Steps Toward Independence and Responsibility), UNC Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities

Special thanks to:

Chapel Hill Public Arts


Please contact us if you will require accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for this event.

Earlier Event: October 10
Opening Reception: Engaging Light