Continuing Education

Summer Art Institute: Game Changer –The Arts and Social Justice
July 23 – 27, 2018 | 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily

Come explore the inspiring intersection between the arts and social justice, specifically using art to raise critical consciousness, build community, and as a catalyst for social change. We’ll look at writers and examine visual storytelling of artists such as Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou, Faith Ringgold, Frida Kahlo, Ben Shahn, Judy Chicago, Kehinde Wiley, Amy Sherald and Ai Weiwei. The Institute is led by Maryhill’s executive director, Colleen Schafroth, and features guest artists Dylan McManus, Christopher Pothier, Lillian Pitt, Elizabeth Schafroth and Teatro Milagro artistic director Dañel Malán. Extracurricular activities include visits to artist’s studios and regional institutions.

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Cost: Cost: $195 members / $215 non-members; to register call 509 773-3733 or email Clock hours will be available at no additional cost. 3 Credit hours are available through The Heritage Institute at Antioch University at an additional cost.

Scholarship(s) are available through the Janet P. Swartz and Harriet G. Langfeldt Summer Art Institute Scholarship Fund. To learn more or apply, please contact

Image: Elizabeth Schafroth, Exile, 2011, litho & digital print. 

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