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Cab to Exhibit Myra Roberts Oil Paintings: Project Tolerance

 

Cab Calloway School of the Arts presents an exhibition of artworks created by Florida artist Myra Roberts on display Mar. 1 through Apr. 5 in the Cab Calloway School of the Arts Fine Arts Gallery. 

Art educators Toniann DeGregory and Richard Hanel serve as co-curators of the exhibition‚ showcasing a collection of Ms. Roberts’ oil paintings entitled Project Tolerance, inspired by the personal diary entries of Anne Frank.  Project Tolerance is a collaboration between artist Myra Roberts, who created over thirty oil paintings that feature excerpts from “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl”, and with Florida journalist Ella Nayor, author of "Faces of Tolerance: Everyone Counts", contains interviews with contemporary victims of intolerance. 

 

This exhibition visually demonstrates Anne Frank’s optimism in the face of cruelty inflicted by the Nazi régime.

An opening reception celebration will be held on Friday‚ Mar. 1 from 5 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.   A presentation will be given by artist and author along with performances by Cab Calloway School of the Arts dance, piano, theatre and vocal students, will take place in the auditorium immediately following the gallery opening.  This event is open to the public.

Admission to the Alumni Art Exhibition is free. Hours for the Fine Arts Gallery are Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  For more information‚ visit http://www.cabcallowayschool.org/

 

Funding for this program provided by the following: the Delaware Humanities Forum, the Halina Wind Preston Holocaust Education Committee of the Jewish Federation of Delaware, the Red Clay School District, Scott and Nancy Sherr and Mrs. Nancy Sherr.


If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Toniann DeGregory.

 

 


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