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News Release - Link Gallery Exhibit Now Open

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Photographs by Marilyn Anderson, Leslie Locketz and Ira Srole Art by Latino Youth from the RCSD

(Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013) – “Our Hispanic Community” a photography exhibit by Marilyn Anderson, Leslie Locketz and Ira Srole; and Art by Latino Youth from the Rochester City School District (RCSD) is on display in the Link Gallery at City Hall, 30 Church St. now through October 21 in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

“Our Hispanic Community” is a selection of photographs from a 1983 project by artists Marilyn Anderson, Leslie Locketz and Ira Srole that was sponsored by the Puerto Rican Arts and Cultural Center, a former program of the IBERO American Action League. The project documents artisans and their crafts, from weaving to instrument making and life events such as weddings, baptisms, Christmas parties and Stations of the Cross; and festivals including the Puerto Rican Festival and Three Kings’ Day. “Our Hispanic Community” was funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts.

The exhibit also includes original drawings, paintings and mixed media art by Latino Youth from the Rochester City School District.

The Link Gallery at City Hall is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For more information about the Link Gallery at City Hall, contact Ginna Moseson at 325-6669 or via email at: gmoseson@rochester.rr.com.

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