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Takoma Park’s new art exhibit, Women of the World celebrates Women’s History Month with the works by five local artists. The exhibit explores the enduring power and ongoing struggles of women around the world. The exhibit runs through May 8, at the Galleries at Takoma Park, located in the Takoma Park Community Center.
Meet the artists and learn about their work during the opening reception scheduled for Thursday, March 14 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Meet the Artists
The “Women of the World” exhibit includes works by Sobia Ahmad, Maysoon al Gburi, Olivia Tripp Morrow, Elayna Speight, and Evans Thorne.
Born and raised in Pakistan, Sobia Ahmad moved to the United States when she was 14 years old, becoming an immigrant straddling two vastly different cultures. Her video installations and mixed-media work grapple with the complexities of national identity, cultural memory, and notions of home…
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