Antioch University Midwest to Exhibit ‘Project Peace: Confronting Bullying through Art’

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YELLOW SPRINGS, OH—Antioch University Midwest (AUM)will host an unveiling of the art exhibit, Project Peace: Confronting Bullying through Art, on Sunday, March 24, 2 – 4pm. The unveiling is part of a larger reception celebrating the newly displayed Yellow Springs Arts Council Permanent Collection throughout the first floor hallways at AUM.

The exhibit is the result of the partnership among the Yellow Springs Village Schools and Yellow Springs Arts Council, with support from the Village Human Relations Commission and AUM.

The Project Peace collaboration utilizes art as a vehicle for exploring social inclusion with youth focusing on the idea of “social justice” and not just on bullying.

Project Peace: Confronting Bullying through Art
Mills Lawn Artist Residency 2013
Reception:  Sunday, March 24, 2013 (2-4pm)
Location: Antioch University Midwest, 900 Dayton St., Yellow Springs, Ohio
Contact: YellowSpringsartscouncil@gmail.com, 937-679-9722

The Project Peace works of art, along with project documentation, will continue to be displayed at Antioch University Midwest through their upcoming conference, Safe School Climate: Making the Invisible Visible on May 8 & 9. The conference will include sessions for both parents and educators and more information is available at midwest.antioch.edu/education-conference.

Information about arts educational offerings through the Yellow Springs Arts Council can be found at www.YellowSpringsartscouncil.org. The Project Peace; Confronting Bullying Through Art blog can be accessed through the Mills Lawn School website at projectpeacemillslawnschool.com.

About Antioch University Midwest: Antioch University Midwest is one of the five campuses of Antioch University, an institution proud of serving adult learners and their specific needs. Antioch University is a not for profit 501c3 multi-campus university of more than 4,000 students who study at the Antioch Midwest campus in Yellow Springs, OH, and at campuses in Seattle, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and Keene, New Hampshire, online and around the world!

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Media Contact:
Audrey Treasure
Antioch University Midwest
atreasure@antioch.edu
937.769.1839