Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here on view at Open Book
March 14 @ 9:00 am - June 13 @ 5:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until June 1, 2023
On view in the Open Book atrium is Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here, a collection of letterpress-printed broadsides, artists’ books, and prints created by a coalition of international artists and writers expressing solidarity with Iraqi booksellers, writers, and readers following the car bomb attack on Al-Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad in 2007, promoting awareness of the power of the written word and arts in support of the free expression of ideas and the preservation of cultural spaces.
March 1- June 1
9 am to 9 pm Tuesday -Friday
9 am to 5 pm Saturday & Monday
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
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