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Umbrellas for Peace

April 26, 2013
Location: Mullen Quad/Ursuline Campus

Join Ursuline College Art Therapy and Counseling student, Diane Fleisch Hughes with a global art project involving painting and decorating umbrellas by children and adults. Umbrellas for Peace is a world-wide organization spreading the word of peace. We would be the first in the state of Ohio to participate in the project. Diane is using this project as her thesis, which is based on the theme of building and strengthening communities using art.

The umbrella is a metaphor for protection. It does not discriminate, and all people-regardless of race, age, gender or country–are safe under the umbrella. The top of the umbrella is the shelter and represents our hopes, dreams and aspirations. The underside of the umbrella represents concerns and fears. To read more about the global project, click here!

Friday April 26, 2013

Painting of Umbrellas (Mullen Quad) 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Parade (Ursuline Campus) 6:30 pm – 7:30pm

Light refreshments after the parade

Students FREE registration (limited quantities available)

All others are $10 - registration includes umbrella and painting supplies
Alumnae, faculty, staff & guests registration!

Questions? Please contact Diane Fleisch Hughes, Art Therapy and Counseling Student: dfleischhughes@ursuline.edu
Katherine Jackson, Ph.D., ATR-, Faculty Advisor: kjackson@ursuline.edu

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