In concert with its ongoing virtual exhibition, "Anthem," Weinberg/Newton Gallery has partnered with the American Civil Liberties Union ( ACLU ) to present the virtual panel discussion "Art and Social Progress: Creating a Better World" on Wed., Oct. 14, 7-8 p.m.
The event will begin with a showcase of artist performances, followed by a discussion of the intersection between art and social activism. This panel is the second of the three-part virtual event "Vote Like Your Rights Depend On It: 2020 Election Series."
WBEZ's Carrie Shepherd will moderate the panel, which includes former Hamilton actor/singer Ari Asfar; performer, artist and researcher Ellen Rothenberg; and social-justice artist Adeshola Makinde.
"Anthem" is currently available for viewing online at anthem.weinbergnewtongallery.com as well as the gallery's storefront windows at 688 N. Milwaukee Ave. through Saturday, Dec. 19.
"Art and Social Progress" is free and registration is required. To register, visit https://action.aclu.org/webform/art-and-social-progress-creating-better-world .