march, 2021

31mar(mar 31)7:00 pm(mar 31)7:00 pmPublic Art, Literary Activism, & PhilanthropyLocation(s):FOLMC


Event Details

Join us for a special panel discussion on Public Art, Literary Activism, & Philanthropy on Wednesday, March 31st at 7:00PM.
The panel will be moderated by Nestor Alvarenga, Telemundo 44’s Community Affairs Manager.
Our panelists are distinguished in their accomplishments:
  • Carol Trawick is co-founder of the Trawick Foundation, which assists local health and human service and arts non-profit organizations in Montgomery County.
  • Sasa Aakil is an 18-year-old multi-media artist, writer, and the 2021 Montgomery County Youth Poet Laureate. She is a co-author of I Am The Night Sky and Other Reflections by Muslim American Youth and the artist behind the A Man Was Lynched Yesterday Project.
  • Alfredo Ratinoff is a mosaic artist who has served as artist-in-residence at the Smithsonian and the Holton-Arms School. Mr. Ratinoff’s many artworks are featured prominently at locations like the Mansion at Strathmore and the Watergate Gallery. His series of literary murals, once displayed at the Barnes & Noble on Rockville Pike will be available at our Library After Dark Silent Auction.

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Zoom login instructions will be sent 24 hours prior to the event.

Register here.


(Wednesday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



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