Arise! Art Show Opening Reception
BEST BETDATE: January 28 2014, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PMCost:Free.CATEGORY: Arts and ExhibitsVENUE INFORMATION:Denver Public Library
Abroad and at home, millions of men, women, and children are bought, sold, and exploited for labor and sex each year. To raise awareness, President Obama declared January National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Denver artists are joining the fight with Arise! And Stop the Traffic!. Fourteen artists are displaying work, and the opening reception will include spoken-word performances and a presentation by Melissa Woodward, a trafficked child who went on to found For the Sake of One and Isaiah's House (half of the proceeds from art sales will benefit the latter). The exhibit remains on view through February 28. Daily, times vary.