“The Artist as Activist: The Green Book and artist Imani Roach”

Emerging artist Imani Roach will discuss her new exhibit at SPACES, “Havens,” which focuses on “Green Books,” early guides for African-American motorists, pointing them to safe spots for traveling through the United States.

Photo of Imani Roach

Imani Roach

The event, titled “The Artist as Activist: The Green Book and artist Imani Roach,” will be held Tuesday, March 21, from 6 to 7:15 p.m. in Tinkham Veale University Center’s Senior Classroom.

Deidre McPherson, curator of public programs at the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, will moderate the conversation and examine how artists use their talents to make personal and public statements for social change.

This event is free and open to the community. A light dessert will be served.

The Social Justice Institute, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland and Cleveland Institute of Art will co-sponsor the event.

RSVP to socialjustice@case.edu.

Roach’s exhibit will be on display through March 25 at SPACES, a contemporary art venue on the west side of Cleveland.

Learn more at spacesgallery.org/project/havens.