Arts and Activism: From Nina Simone to Steve Schapiro

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Petty Auditorium

Explore how art and social activism interact through a discussion of the music of Nina Simone and the photography of Steve Schapiro.

Singer Nina Simone was known for her music and activism. Photographer Steve Schapiro tells stories of activism through his bold, documentary images. Artists from Northlight Theatre's upcoming show Nina Simone: Four Women, and experts on the work of Steve Schapiro will discuss how their work defied norms in the civil rights movement and beyond. Activists & Icons: The Photographs of Steve Schapiro is currently on display at the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center.

Cosponsored by the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center and Northlight Theatre.

Online registration is closed.