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Immigrant Women Summer Art Fest

In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month, join our Summer Art Fest at the Centre for Social Innovation in Chelsea!


Art & fashion photographs curated by Real People. Real Lives. exhibit

Immersive audio room

Panel discussion @ 7 pm: Authentic voices of immigrant women discussing art, feminism, and the immigrant experience in this political landscape

Dinner bites, cocktails, soft drinks

Silent auction & pop-up shop

All proceeds go to New Women New Yorkers' programs empowering immigrant women.

Meet our panelists

Dru Blumensheid, an Australian-American photographer and filmmaker, and the artist of our Real People. Real Lives. exhibit

Kweighbaye Kotee, originally from Liberia, founder of the Bushwick Film Festival and of the Media, Culture, and Communications Group

Montserrat Vargas, a multidisciplinary artist from Chile exploring such themes as belonging, objectification, and mental illness

Thahitun Mariam, a Bangladeshi-American poet, researcher, feminist, and community organizer

Ximena Velez, a Colombian journalist specialized in human rights