Children, Our World,” is a photography exhibition featuring more
70 images taken by children from Accra, Ghana; Pinar del Rio, Cuba; and
Washington, D.C. and Gary, Indiana, USA. using traditional and digital
cameras. The exhibition is the result of workshops Port of Harlem
magazine photographer Nestor Hernández conducted in each of the cities.
"Our Children, Our World," is “Art from Around the World,” an artwork
exhibit by students at the Patricia M. Sitar Center for the Arts with
help from cultural consultants at the Meridian International
Center. To create the exhibit, Meridian's cultural consultants
from across the globe shared their countries’ unique artistic
traditions with Sitar Center students. The students' artworks
represent those various countries. The Center draws students from
the greater Mt. Pleasant neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
National Medical Center
Gallery – First Floor
Michigan Avenue, NW
September 22, 2005 to
January 7, 2006
Reception: Thursday, October 20, 2005
leaving Washington, the “Our Children, Our World,” exhibit continues in
Gary, IN Saturday, July 8, 2006 through Saturday, October 28, 2006, as
part of the city’s centennial celebration.