Tuesday, March 9, 2010

War Themed Group Art Show

"Make Art Not War"

The Dead Presidents Lounge Custom Tattoo & Art Gallery

1092 Madison Ave. Albany NY, 12208

Exhibit runs March 20 2010- April 19th 2010
Opening reception with Artists March 20th, 8pm
The Dead Presidents Lounge Hours: Mon - Sat 12 pm - 8pm

The Dead Presidents lounge custom tattoo shop and Art Gallery is proud to present "Make Art Not War," a collaborative antiwar art collection. The Dead Presidents Lounge is located at 1092 Madison Ave. Albany NY 12208.

The exhibit runs from March 20 thru April 19, 2010. The opening reception is March 20, 2010 8PM. The Dead Presidents Lounge is open Monday - Saturday 12 pm - 8pm.

"Make Art Not War” is a gathering of 17+ local and like minded artists. Politically fueled by war and economic hardship these artists have choose to focus their attention on making art instead of war, and this show highlights them for doing so.

There will be a special live performance by Deep Children all night.

This date is significant in history for the following reasons:

• March 2002 Operation Anaconda begins in Afghanistan, Largest ground assault for US since Vietnam.
• Bush declares war on Iraq March 19 2003, First missile strike.
• March 2005 US troop deaths hit 1500.
• March 2008 at least 4000 members of US military killed.
• March 2010 Afghanistan officially becomes the longest conflict in U.S. history.

email v-bower@hvcc.edu with any questions.

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