"The North Stars: Canonizing the American Abolitionists"
The North Stars: Canonizing the American Abolitionists
Boswell Gallery at Polytechnic School in Pasadena
Installation: October 7-20, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday October 7, 2016, 5-8 p.m.
An authentic slave chain with artwork by Hope Demetriades in the background.
Photo credit Lucas Demetriades © 2015
Hope gives a mini lecture about John Brown who's decedents live in Sierra Madre and Monrovia.
Hope Demetriades with dear friend and editor Michele Raphael.
Hope with friend and mentor, KGEM's Ralph Walker.
Hope speaking with the Mayor of Monrovia Mary Ann Lutz and local reporter.
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Art opening at The Monrovia Historical Museum
February 8th 5-8pm
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Monrovia Duarte Black Alumni Association Luncheon Presentation
February 22 2015
Hope speaking about both personal experiences of witnessing racism in her life and about the power of our heroes to inspire and lead us toward racial justice.
Love the H O P E acronym for the Monrovia Duarte Black Alumni Association!
Beautiful singing from attendees.
Lovely members of the Monrovia Duarte Black alumni Association including Beverly Haynes, Emelbra Red, and Joannie Yuille.
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Michele Raphael, Hope Demetriades and Sandee Mirell
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Art opening and presentation at
The Webb Schools
February 22 2015
Actor Jane Kazmerek and Jessica Kubel Director of the YWCA, at the opening of "The North Stars: Canonizing the American Abolitionists" at the Pasadena branch of the YWCA
Hope Demetriades, wonderful Jessica Kubel of YWCA, and lovely Monika McMillan.
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Art opening at the YWCA Pasadena chapter 2015
March 21st 2015
Los Angeles Central Library
July 18th 2015
Art show and all school presentation at Monrovia High School
February 24th 2016
Hope speaks to Monrovia High School students about abolitionist and author Frances Harper.
Sandee Mirell, Beverly Haynes*, Hope, and Emelbra Red* before the lecture at Monrovia High School. (From the Monrovia Duarte Black Alumni Association)
Hope speaks to a group of curious Monrovia High School students after the presentation.
Hope teaches a history class about William Lloyd Garrison at Monrovia High School.
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