The Derek Project presents Natasha Trethewey

Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 3:30pm to 9:00pm
Event Location: 
Hotel Vetro, Plaza Room 1
Iowa City, IA 52240

You are invited to the welcome reception for Natasha Trethewey from 3:30-5:00 PM in Plaza Room 1 of Hotel Vetro, April 19.

Please come to the event "The Derek Project presents Natasha Trethewey" on Thursday, April 19 in the Old Capitol Museum.  From 6:30 to 7:00 PM, there will be an open art gallery featuring 150 pieces of artwork from local students. At 7 PM, the formal program begins with the Obermann for Advanced Studies sponsored speaker, Dr. Jennifer Harbour who will speak about the historical context behind Native Guard. Natasha Trethewey will read following this presentation, and finally, the night will end with a fused artistic performance by Arts Share artists with creative writing, dance, spoken word, and visual art.