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the BOneyard arts festival introduces

Art Science & Democracy festival

June 18th- 20th
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CU Area! Enjoy a weekend of free fun art events all around town.
Enter a contest, create art, view exhibits, or enjoy our virtual events on UPTV.

Art Displays
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Visit this amazing art display featuring 3-D action figures by artist Pancho Moore.  Answering the need for heroic black toys to motivate and inspire youth artist Pancho Moore creates visually realistic art.  Moore is a trained Graphic Animation Artist that is planning more to come.

Artist: Pancho Moore

Place: Neil Street Blues, 301 N Neil Street, Champaign 

Time: June 18-20, Tue-Thu 11a-9p, Friday-Sat 11a-10p, Sun 11a-9p

Black Toy Joy

Polka Dots Ladies

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A new local emerging artist will display captivating cultural art that speaks to the culture of women, joy, wisdom, and unity of community.

Artist: Bren Rhoden

Place: Neil Street Blues, 301 N Neil Street, Champaign 

Time: June 18-20, Tue-Thu 11a-9p, Friday-Sat 11a-10p, Sun 11a-9p

Virtual Events-

Watch Art Science and Democracy Festival on UPTV June 18-June 20th.  

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Racism as a Public Health Crisis

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Description: Seven original poems written and performed virtually for the YWCA at U of Illinois’ annual Stand Against Racism campaign on the theme, “Racism as a Public Health Crisis”

Artist/Host: YWCA Featuring Ashanti Files and Ruby Mendenhall

Place: Virtual

Link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TWy12jEB4U&list=PL5yOOi6voabrBQ0_v4zSk6YT3uI27E8FQ 

Dancing bugs: The science of bacteria, virus, and vaccines

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Description: Enjoy a fun dance lesson while connecting dance to science. Fun for all ages.

Artist/Host: Dr. Pranitha Kamat, Dr. Gayatri Muthukrishnan, Dr. Sharmila Rao 

Place: Live Virtual Show

Link: Sunday June 20th, 11am CT

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81402918636?pwd=ekRqVnR6eGJiN0tGaGlEeXRjdkJNUT09

Duration: 90 Minutes

Title: Nobel Project Documentary Preview

Description: Learn about a program that is motivating minority youth to pursue computer science careers.

Artist/Host: STEM Illinois The Nobel Project

Place: Featured at Art Science & Democracy Reception on June 18th

Title: How to Create Graphics on Canva

Description:  Learn how to create an inspirational info graphic or flyer to submit a winning submission to the Art Science and Democracy graphic contest.

Artist/Host: Darrin Drda

Place: Virtual

Link: https://youtu.be/6C10nXDOmtA

Duration: 24:25 Minutes

Interactive Events

Create Art for Democracy

Description: Interactive art with kids. Grab a paint brush and create art that promotes peace, love, unity, and awareness.

Artist/Host: Pancho Moore & Operation Hope Jr.

Place: Westside Park (400 W University Ave, Champaign, IL 61820)

Time: Sat. June 19th, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sowing the Seeds for Change

Description: Children will create art with positive messages on small pots. 

Artist/Host: Unity in Action Magazine 

Place: Westside Park (400 W University Ave, Champaign, IL 61820)

Time: Sat. June 19th, 1 pm - 3:00 pm

Pottery Wheel Demonstration

Description: Learn how pottery is created during this live demonstration. 

Artist/Host: Champaign Park District- Kristi Emilsson

Place: Springer Cultural Center, 301 North Randolph Street, Champaign, 61820

Time: Sat. June 19, 11:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Art Science and Democracy Reception

Description: Enjoy a night of celebration, meet the Art Science & Democracy Festival artist featuring poet Ruby Mendenhall.  

Artist/Host: Poet Ruby Mendenhall.   

Place: Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center (UCIMC) located at 202 S. Broadway Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 (outside of Lincoln Square Mall) 

Time: Friday, June 18th Time 7p-9p

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For more information

contact@unityinactionmagazine.com
770-421-5665
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