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10/1, PRESS PLAY: Exhibition
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Nancy Tubbs

September 23, 2022    

Oakland Asian Cultural Center presents:

PRESS PLAY: Exhibition

Oct 1-30, Wed to Sun, from 12pm to 5pm; Saturday, Oct 1 @ 4pm: Opening Reception, Oakland CA


Award-winning mental health comic Press Play to be exhibited at Oakland Asian Cultural Center - in honor of Mental Illness Awareness Week (Oct 3-9) & World Mental Health Day (Oct 10).

Month-long event will feature a family-friendly collaborative painting activity and panel discussions with mental health professionals and local Bay Area writers who engage in mental health topics in their work. Local organizations offering mental health services are also tabling during key event dates to share resources and information.

- Oct 1 @ 4pm: Opening Reception with a special reading by Bay Area writers Dawn Angelicca Barcelona and Hannah Wastyk.

- Oct 8 @ 2pm: Mental Health Professionals Discussion featuring representatives from Asian Health Services and NAMI San Francisco.

- Oct 13 @ 5pm: Collaborative Painting with Justice Murals at Lincoln Summer Nights. A fun family-friendly collaborative painting activity - supplies and materials provided, no experience necessary.

- Oct 29 @2pm: Writers Discussion Panel featuring Bay Area poets Michelle Lin and Christine No.

Co-presented by ARTogether and Asian Health Services, in collaboration with community partners National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) SF, Justice Murals & Lincoln Summer Nights.

Oct 1-30, Wed to Sun, from 12pm to 5pm; Saturday, Oct 1 @ 4pm: Opening Reception

Oakland Asian Cultural Center
388 Ninth Street, Suite 290
Oakland CA, 94607

Free - RSVP required.

Contact: Edward Gunawan

About Oakland Asian Cultural Center:
Founded in 1984, Oakland Asian Cultural Center is located in the heart of the city's Chinatown district. Through presentations of high-quality cultural and artistic programs such as performances, exhibitions, festivals, school tours, workshops and classes for the community, the organization fosters inter-generational and cross-cultural dialogue and understanding, collaboration, and social justice.
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