Whose Dream Is It?
Presented By James Watrous Gallery

Whose Dream Is It?

Sat, Nov 4

Wisconsin Studio: Free

Notices:

Ages 6 & Up

4-5:30 PM

Free and open to the public with advance online registration.

Registration

Add to Calendar 10/17/2017 07:00 PM 10/17/2017 08:30 PM America/Chicago Who’s Dream Is It? For the third talk in our American Dream in Wisconsin series, Artist Terese Agnew will host a panel discussion with journalist and Academy Fellow Patty Loew and community organizer Jesus Salas exploring what it means to be an American todayand how different perspectives on Americanism contribute to—or detract from—our shared identity. Wisconsin Studio, Overture Center for the Arts info@overturecenter.org false MM/DD/YYYY


The American Dream is a shared dream of our own creation. The phrase implies the inclusion of all who live here and embrace the promise of a democracy that represents its diverse citizens and communities. Yet rapid, even erratic, policy changes surrounding immigration and American influence abroad are having an effect on people who share this dream across the United States. At the same time, the Seventh Generation philosophy that guides sovereign Indian nations often collides with dreams that center on short-term economic success.

For the third talk in our American Dream in Wisconsin series, Artist Terese Agnew will host a panel discussion with journalist and Academy Fellow Patty Loew and community organizer Jesus Salas exploring what it means to be an American today and how different perspectives on Americanism contribute to—or detract from—our shared identity.