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Events and Activities
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February 25, 2013, Aurora University
We will participate in a Community Mental Health Resource Fair from 3:30 - 6:30 at A.U. At 7:30 pm - Aurora University Arts and Ideas will host Kay Redfield Jamison. The event is free and open to the public as part of the Aurora University’s Arts and Ideas Series. Reservations can be made by calling 630-844-4924 or emailing email@example.com
Late September - Early October, 2013 (exact dates TBD), Burning Bush Gallery, Wheaton IL
We've been invited back again to exhibit at the fabulous Burning Bush Gallery, next door to (and part of) the Gary United Methodist Church. This will be our third time helping them raise awareness of the creative talents of those of us with mental illnesses, during Mental Illness Awareness Week, the first full week in October. More details will be released as they are determined.
October, 2013 (exact dates TBD), NAMI-Dubuque, IA
We've been invited to partner with NAMI-Dubuque, IA when they produce the play, "Next to Normal." They would like us to have an art exhbition, also have recent issues of The Awakenings Review on sale, and perhaps have a little showcase of our own Awakenings Drama troupe. Details will be added as they become available.
April 25 - June 22, 2014, In an exciting turn of events, and for the first time ever, we have been asked to exhibit at (Irene's alma mater) North Central College's Schoenherr Art Gallery in the Wentz Concert Hall. And we have a whole year to prepare, so it's going to be a spectacular exhibition! Reception date TBD.
(Tentatively) Glitch Gallery, Elmhurst IL
We've been invited by author, Roz Long, to have an exhibition and introduce her new book, "Creative Journey of Bi-Polar Disorder," from which a percentage of the proceeds will generously be donated to The Awakenings Project.
Date to be announced, (tentative) Check back for more details if/when they become available about a possible show in the main area of The Gail Borden Library in Elgin.
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