Art of public safety officers on display at Star Store campus

Reception for ‘March of the Unwavering’ takes place during AHA! Night March 10

March of the unwave
Local public safety officials hoping to break down barriers between themselves and the community through art.

UMass Dartmouth’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) is hosting a new exhibit March of the Unwavering: Artists Working in Public Safety at its Star Store Campus in Downtown New Bedford.

Police officers, corrections officers, parole officers and prosecuting attorneys have all offered their creative talent into making this unique show. The show will run through March 15, with an opening reception on AHA! Night, 6-9 p.m. on March 10. Held monthly in Downtown New Bedford, AHA! Night is a free cultural night dedicated to revitalizing New Beford's arts scene.

Artists include:

Erin AielloBristol County District Attorney’s Office                     

Scott CarolaNew Bedford Police Department                             

Josette CormieNew Bedford Police Department                        

Jeremy CorriveauBristol County Sheriff's Office                        

Norman DuchesneauNew Bedford Police Department              

Anthony DaysMattapoisett Police Department & EMS               

AJ FarlandNew Bedford Police Department                               

John GarciaMarion Police Department                                  

Charlie PerryNew Bedford Police Department                           

Billy PhillipsBristol County Sheriff's Office                                 

Wayne St. PierreMassachusetts Trial Court                           

Elvin RamosNew Bedford Police Department                             

Frank GraceGuest Artist

UMass Dartmouth’s Star Store Campus is located at 715 Purchase Street in New Bedford.  The University Art Gallery is open daily from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. and closed on major holidays.  All events are free and open to the public.


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