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Quaker Heritage Center Presents: Freedom Riders

Ashley Fox Staff Writer        On Thursday, March 20th the Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center of Wilmington College presented an opening reception for it’s two new traveling art exhibits: The Freedom Riders, and The Long March. The QHC also took out an in-house exhibit from 2008 called Beyond Birmingham. These three sets combine to create not only a world view of the Civil Rights movement, but a local view from citizens around our Wilmington community who impacted this pivotal time period.        Ruth Dobyns, curator for the QHC, planned for this…

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Becoming Global Citizens: Honors Program Enrichment Activities

Maraya Wahl Staff Writer      On November 11, a group of honors students went to Austin’s Casual Eatery & Bar followed by listening to and participating in amusic performance at the Murphy Theater.  Known as enrichment activities, honors students have several opportunities to participate in these activities throughout each semester.  This particular performance featured an Ecuadorean band named Andes Manta, four brothers who are natives of the Ecuadorean Andes.      The performance was not only the band playing the native music, but it included a “question and answer” segment where the students…

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Quaker Heritage Center Presents “A Show of Respect”

Ashley Fox Witness Staff                        Wilmington College’s Quaker heritage Center exhibits three to four galleries every year. These galleries relate to the conversations and events happening on campus. In retrospect to the Westheimer Peace Symposium, on display through December 13th, “A Show of Respect” will be on open for students and members of the community. “A Show of Respect” is a collection of oil paintings by artist Helen Broadfoot that embody violations of human rights affecting children in times of…

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Searching for Peace exhibit in QHC

Press Release – October 2, 2012 Contact: Ruth M. Brindle Dobyns, Curator Quaker Heritage Center Wilmington College 1870 Quaker Way Pyle Center 1182 Wilmington, OH 45177 937/382-6661 x 719 ruth_dobyns@wilmington.edu www.wilmington.edu/qhc Quaker Heritage Center Announces Two New Exhibits The Quaker Heritage Center is continuing its exhibit theme of peace and reconciliation by featuring two new art exhibits drawing on the Quaker tradition of nonviolence. Searching for Peace and Broadside Prints from Volume IV: You Are Not My Enemy! both open on Monday, October 8, with a special exhibit reception on…

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