Public Program

Drop-In: Art and Activism

Thursday, July 21, 2022 | 5 pm – 7 pm

What are you passionate about? Create eye-catching activist posters that bring attention to important issues affecting the Windsor-Essex community. Posters can also share positive and uplifting messages! Use mixed-media materials to voice your thought and engage in an open discussion about your environment. This program is led by AWE Emerging Artist in Residence: Michael Khalil. Let your voice be heard! 

Join us for part 2 of this program on Friday, July 22nd from 12-3pm for a community art walk led by Michael Khalil. 

To participate:

About the artist

Born in Windsor and raised by the Palestinian traditions of their family, Michael Khalil is an emerging multimedia artist that conveys themes of family, nature, gender, and sexuality through his work. Michael, with no formal training, has been a practicing photographer and artist since childhood and has developed the skill to capture meaningful moments that represent their own internal struggles.

About the residency

The AGW Emerging Artist Residency is a paid opportunity for early-career artists in Windsor-Essex who want to learn, grow, develop, and show their art while engaging with the public in a series of community programs. This program is generously sponsored by the Windsor Essex Community Foundation.

Photography and videography will be present throughout the event. By entering this event site you agree to be filmed or photographed which may be used for marketing or promotional purposes.