Art

Boycott! The Art of Economic Activism

"Boycott! The Art of Economic Activism" is a traveling poster exhibition that highlights historical boycott movements from the 1950s to the present.

 

Visions of Peace Festival 2013

Friday, June 7, 2013 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

What is your Vision of Peace?

Kansas City youth change the world with spoken word poetry

American Friends Service Committee’s (AFSC) “If I Could Change the World” Spoken Word project is getting attention all over the Kansas City area. AFSC Program Coordinator Ira Harritt and Peace Interns Joshua Smith, Isabella Fassi, and Pearl Webb, carried out the project to encourage and engage young people in social action. The project was conducted in collaboration with The Writers Place and area spoken word artists.

March 8 flyer

flyer for the event

Visions of Peace at the Crossroads

Friday, June 1, 2012 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

KC Crossroads flyer graphic

Crossroads peace flyer graphic

Lend us your hands for peace and justice.

Join us for a peace festival on the First Friday in June celebrating and deepening our vision and commitment to a peaceful and just world and community. Help create the “Lend Us Your Hands for Peace” art creation, participate in the Visions of Peace video project and the Parades for Peace, Enjoy the performances, find out how to get involved in local work for social change; learn what you can do…

Flyer 2012 Visions of Peace Festival

KC Crossroads flyer graphic

Crossroads peace flyer graphic

Lend us your hands for peace and justice.

Flyer for 2012 Visions of Peace at the Crossroads, June 1, 2012 at the First Friday Art Walk

Guyub Kampung Kethoprak Improve Harmony through Art

After waiting patiently for hours, hundreds of local residents – youth, children and elderly – packed the town hall of Mantrijeron  to watch the Javanese traditional drama from Kethoprak.

Invite to Make a Mural

KC Mural Group 1

Youth from the Learning Club Leadership Academy created two murals as to be part of the Windows and Mirrors exhibit in Kansas City. Click this link to see more pictures of mural creation process.

Youth and school groups are invited to particpate in making murals as part of the Kansas City area exhibit of Windows and Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan exhibit.

Los Angeles Youth Art Exhibit

Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 6:30pm - Friday, September 16, 2011 - 5:00pm

AFSC is be hosting its ArtWalk Exhibit entitled "My Voice" and connecting it to the "If not war" theme. Students will be on hand to discuss their work, and how our country could have addressed a number of national and local issues instead of war. LA Downtown ArtWalk attracts several thousands of people as a free, public event every month.

Who we are

AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more

Where we work

AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.

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