Join the Ely Center of Contemporary Art for the #UNLOAD: Pick Up the Pieces closing reception on Sunday, November 11, from 1-3 PM.
Join us for a doctor panel featuring Dr. Brendan Campbell, Medical Director, Pediatric Trauma, Associate Professor of Surgery, Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford, Dr. David Shapiro, Chief of Surgery Critical Care, Vice Chairman Surgery Service Line, Interim Chief Quality Office, Saint Francis Hospital, Hartford, and Dr. Kimberly Davis, Professor of Surgery (Trauma), Chief of the Division of General Surgery, Trauma, and Surgical Critical Care, Surgery, Vice Chairman, Clinical Affairs, Department of Surgery, Trauma Medical Director, Yale-New Haven Hospital. They will discuss their experiences treating gunshot victims and community based interventions that decrease the consequences of gun violence. Also covered will be the Hartford gun buyback program.
The Center for Contemporary Printmaking is hosting a printmaking workshop at the Ely Center on November 4 from 1-3 PM. Use vintage letter type fonts to print your own protest posters on paper, tote bags, or t-shirts!
Supplies will be provided. This workshop is free and open to the public.
October 21 from 1–4 pm
Meet the Author
Book Reading & Signing @ 2:30 pm
Join the Ely Center of Contemporary Art for the opening reception of our latest show, #UNLOAD: Pick Up the Pieces, on Thursday, October 11, 5-8 PM.
#UNLOAD: Pick Up the Pieces is an unjuried, inclusive, community-driven exhibition that explores issues surrounding gun control laws and the impact of guns on society. The exhibition and events aim to raise questions regarding violence, safety, gender, equality, and the influence of media on violence and mental health stigmas.