"1 IN 3"-Exhibition Honoring One in Three Women Subjected to Violence

Join us for a Celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day! Four guest speakers open the exhibition on Saturday, Mar. 14, 2009, 6:00 to 9:00 pm to discuss the worldwide problem of one in every three women subject to violence: Ann Simonton, former top fashion model and now an international authority on the medias role in reinforcing violence against women;

Join us for a Celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day! Amnesty International San Jose Group 35 and Works/ San José community art and performance center, have teamed up to tell the stories of women facing and overcoming violence worldwide through the works of local and international artists.

Four guest speakers open the exhibition on Saturday, Mar. 14, 2009, 6:00 to 9:00 pm to discuss the worldwide problem of one in every three women subject to violence: Ann Simonton, former top fashion model and now an international authority on the media’s role in reinforcing violence against women; Amnesty International’s Elsie De Laere, who will share her role as a specialist on violence against women in Afghanistan with the organization; Artist Angel Daniels, who will discuss art as a medium for creating awareness about violence towards women, and Guest musician Marilee Buster.

WHAT: “1 IN 3”-Exhibition Honoring One in Three Women Subjected to Violence

WHEN:March 14-March 21, 2009; Opening Reception will be 6-9pm on Saturday March 14th! ($10 donation suggested)

WHERE: WORKS/San Jose at 451 S. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113

Gallery admission for opening night suggests a minimum donation of $10, and is free the rest of the week. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit: Cardea Center for Women, San Jose Peace and Justice Center, Kavosh Women’s Organization and the Santa Clara County Council of Churches.

Children's art workshop December 2007

We’re sorry to announce the children’s art workshop originally scheduled for December 8th, 2007 has been cancelled.

We’re sorry to announce the children’s art workshop originally scheduled for December 8th, 2007 has been cancelled. Subscribe to our RSS feed to keep in touch with us for announcements on upcoming events for kids in 2008!

Volunteer at Works

* Helping run the bar or the front door at one of our special events like South First Friday or an opening night reception * Being an event coordinator for music and performances * Being our gallery programming coordinator * Being our volunteer coordinator * Being on the Board of Directors Contact us at volunteer@workssanjose.org to learn more!

Interested in getting more involved in the arts community? Works sure is looking for you! We have several kinds of ways for you to volunteer your time and skills. Some ways we need help are:

* Sitting in the gallery during our normal hours of operation.
* Helping run the bar or the front door at one of our special events like South First Friday or an opening night reception
* Being an event coordinator for music and performances
* Being our gallery programming coordinator
* Being our volunteer coordinator
* Being on the Board of Directors

Contact us at volunteer@workssanjose.org to learn more!

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