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St. Ursula Academy Participates in National Social Arts Program
Posted 03/25/2013 07:58AM

Toledo, Ohio - March 15th, 2013 - As Part of the national social arts practice, One Million Bones, St. Ursula Academy’s Sculpture and Theology classes are participating in an educational and hands-on art making lesson designed to increase student awareness of current social issues, and support the connection between experiential education and the arts and deeper learning and civic engagement.

What: Sculpture and Social Justice

When: Week of March 12, 2013

For more info: rellis@toledosua.org

The students in these classes discussed the need for awareness of genocide and the need for change. We discussed social justice and how you can use solidarity to raise awareness and ways artists participate in art activism and collaborate with other artists to create large installations to bring awareness. The students are each making one bone to be one in a million that will be displayed on the National Mall in Washington D.C. from June 8-10, 2013.

About One Million Bones

One Million Bones is a social arts practice working to raise awareness of genocide and atrocities happening in the world today. They use education and hands-on art making to engage participants in age and audience appropriate discussions of issues of genocide, atrocities and humanitarian crises, and move them to action. For more information about One Million Bones please visit the website at: www.onemillionbones.org

“When we make something with our hands it changes the way we think; which changes the way we feel; which changes the way we act.”   -Carl Wilkins

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