Commemorate Juneteenth and celebrate the run of Per(Sister) with an evening full of incredible performances and powerful exchanges! Starting at 5 pm explore the museum as artists and PerSisters take over the galleries in a variety of ways.
At 5 pm, join PerSister Fox Rich in front of The Life Quilt to learn more about the clemency campaign to free Mama Glo - Louisiana’s longest-serving incarcerated woman. The talk will be followed by a freedom-inspired performance from members of The Graduates (led by Ausettua AmorAmenkum).
At 6 pm, head further into the museum to hear original poetry performed by PerSister Chasity Hunter, music inspired by the exhibition played by Spirit McIntyre, and to take part in an open exchange about race and ethnicity led by artists Rontherin Ratliff and Ana Hernandez.
The evening will culminate in a performance and film screening by filmmaker and musician Kimberly Rivers Roberts aka Queen Koldmadina.
The events and reception (including delicious food and drinks catered by Liberty’s Kitchen) are free and open to all! So grab your friends and family and join us in celebration with all those – artists, PerSisters, community partners, faculty, scholars, friends, and more – involved in the show!
Please note: Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of Louisiana closes July 6.
This event is free and open to the public. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 504.314.2406 with questions.