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Visual Arts Exhibit at IWD 2010
President’s Room Annex, Third Floor Coffman Union
Overview of art exhibition and related programs currently at the Nash Gallery
Schedule of Activities in the Exhibit Room

8 – 9 - Open House - Preview of Women and Water Rights Exhibition - Introduction of Sponsors WILPF, WCA, University of Minnesota Art Department, Background history of Arts Committee IWD activities


9 - 10:30 - Attend opening and keynote speaker's address


10:30 - Water Activist Jessica Hasslen from Give Us Wings speaking about her activities in Kenya and Uganda


11:30 - Amy Hart, previewing her film, “Water First”


12:05 - Showing of film, Room 323


1:00 - Water Activist Mica Thuening, Director of Water for Peace, a program of the Iraqi & American Reconciliation Project


2:00 - Water Activist Susu Jeffrey, the Story of Coldwater Spring


Creative art activities related to women and water rights will be conducted throughout the day - Reading and writing poetry led by Naima Richmond, a Chat Room for story-telling, exchanging thoughts and planning actions, musical interludes with Stirring the Waters percussion band members.


For the complete schedule of events related to Women and Water Rights: Rivers of Regeneration, see their website at