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Transatlantic Lunchtime talk 'The People's Gallery & Derry Civil Rights'
Thu, 12 January 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM GMT
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THE PEOPLE'S GALLERY & THE CIVIL RIGHTS STORY
Tom Kelly, his brother William, and Kevin Hasson are the three men who created and painted all Bogside Artists 'People's Gallery' in Derry City. The People's Gallery of street murals depicting three decades of the conflict is an authentic artistic expression of the long struggle for civil rights in Derry.
The Transatlantic Connections Conference will open on Wednesday January 11th at 7pm, beginning a four-day program of panels, lectures, keynote talks and cultural events by guest speakers from home and abroad.Panels continue on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Lunchtime lectures with guest speakers take place Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with Keynote Lectures each of the evenings. There is also an Arts Program, including Arts Corner talks, Art Exhibitions and live music each evening.
Conference panels, lectures, arts and events are all open to the public and free of charge.
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