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Wellspring’s “Voices of Belonging, Immigration Stories in Light & Sound” public art event
May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
One event on May 7, 2022 at 10:00 am
Opening Party | Friday, May 6 | 6:00 pm to 8:30pm
Free Public Event | Saturday, May 7 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Celebrating Wellspring’s 40 Years of Supporting Families with “Voices of Belonging, Immigration Stories in Light & Sound” public art event. Artist Stephanie Benenson’s Harbor Voices Public Art creates immersive family-friendly sound and light experience: May 6 and 7.
For 40 years, Wellspring has supported hundreds of families from all ethnic backgrounds and walks of life achieve employment and financial security through stable housing, education, job training and career readiness. To mark its four-decade anniversary, the Cape Ann-based nonprofit organization is hosting “Voices of Belonging: Immigration Stories in Light & Sound” by Stephanie Benenson to bring the stories and sentiments of immigrant families alive with music, spoken word, and laser lighting for a captivating, participatory immersive experience. The works celebrate empathy, cultural identity, diversity, inclusivity, and resilience from the past to the present. The stories and experience then become a vehicle for social change.
The “Voices of Belonging” Friday Night Opening Party will be May 6 from 6 pm to 8:30 pm. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased online. On Saturday, May 7, “Voices of Belonging” will be open from 10 am to 6 pm to the community at no charge for the family-friendly, all-are-welcome event. Free, timed tickets are strongly encouraged but walkups will be accommodated.
LOCATION: Harbor Cove, 44 Commercial St., Gloucester, Mass.