From behind the barbed wire: Uncaged Art from the Tornillo Children’s Detention Center

Presented by Holocaust Museum Houston at Holocaust Museum Houston, Houston TX

Sep 26
From behind the barbed wire: Uncaged Art from the Tornillo Children’s Detention Center

Join Holocaust Museum Houston for a lecture by Dr. Yolanda Chávez Leyva, Director of the Institute of Oral History at the University of Texas at El Paso and an Associate Professor in History, as she explores the ethical and historical issues associated with curating an art exhibit created by anonymous migrant youth held in detention. Tornillo opened in June 2018 and closed in January 2019. At the time, it was the largest detention center for young unaccompanied asylum-seekers. In December 2018 and January 2019, students engaged in an art project intended to help them remember their towns,

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  • Sep 26, 2019 at 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm (Thu)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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