The International Museum of Cultures will celebrate Smithsonian Museum Day, September 24, 2011, with an afternoon of art and culture.
The Sabrina Blanco Art Exhibit will open at 12 noon on September 24th. Sabrina was born in Venezuela and began her art studies at age 10 under the tutelage of Cristobal Rojas. She has exhibited internationally. Her creative work includes impressions on canvas with poetry and spiritual richness about the woman’s role in modern society. Her works are abstract in composition, realistic in form, and surreal in content.
At 2 p.m. on September 24th, Carlos Lamelas, a Cuban Refugee recently relocated to the Dallas area, will present a lecture accompanied with a photo tour of Cuba Then and Now. Rev. Lamelas was imprisoned for his efforts to bring greater religious freedom in Cuba. His release was a result of efforts by the Christian Solidarity Worldwide.
All events on September 24th are free to the public. To download your free pass go to smithsonian.com