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Sharat G. Lin talks about The Art of Protest
Date Monday February 05
Time 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location Details
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Cultural Heritage Center, Fifth Floor
150 East San Fernando Street (at 4th Street)
San José, CA 95192
Event Type Class/Workshop
Organizer/AuthorSan José Peace and Justice Center
Emailsharatlin [at]
Learn the origins and historical context of the silk screen posters in the Art of Protest exhibit on display on the fourth floor of the Library. Discussion will include the role of art in social protest movements and its relevance today.

The Art of Protest posters tell a local story of social protest relating to the Vietnam war, the military draft, the civil rights movement, political reform efforts, and state repression in the United States. A new poster updates the collection to the present upsurge of protest.

Free and open to the public

Exhibit on display February 1 - March 30, 2018
Open all Library hours (see
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Jan 30th, 2018 12:38 PM