The University YMCA’s Art at the Y initiative presents “Seeds of Resistance,” featuring works by artist Ricardo Levins Morales, from Jan. 25 to March 2 at Murphy Gallery, 1001 S. Wright St., Champaign. The display is a selection of Morales’ work for social justice and liberation. Admission is free and the display is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday.
A talk with the artist will be held Thursday, Feb. 15 at 5:30 p.m. in Murphy Gallery. A reception begins at 5 p.m. with a public viewing and refreshments. Morales will also present the first Friday Forum lecture of the semester, “Art and Activism: Transforming Silence into Action,” Friday, Feb. 16 at noon in Latzer Hall at the University YMCA.
For more information, visit universityymca.org/friday-forum/. The event is co-sponsored by Unit One/Allen Hall’s Guests-In-Residence program. Free parking after 5 p.m. is available at the lot on Sixth Street between Daniel and Chalmers streets and also at the parking garage at Sixth and John streets.