The Sankofa bird, a symbol used by the Akan people of Ghana, expresses the importance of looking to the lessons of the past to create a positive future. Host Hamilton Glass chats with Artists Ian C. Hess and Jowarnise about the many symbolic meanings in their mural painted inside the Virginia Museum of History and Culture.
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The public art created for Mending Walls addresses where we are now in society to inspire conversation about how we can move forward with empathy through understanding and collaboration. Join the conversation! Virtual community gatherings, hosted in partnership with the Drums No Guns Foundation and the Community Foundation for a Greater Richmond, have been scheduled. Register NOW!
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