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06.15.2017 | Artists Talk With Rwandan Artist Ishimwe Bertrand

June 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Categories: Arts Advocacy, Family-Friendly, Lecture, Visual Arts


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Ishimwe Bertrand is an amazing young man from Kigali, Rwanda. His story is tragic, yet triumphant. He has dedicated his life to bring hope to the youth of Rwanda. His art will be up during the month of June. Come hear him speak at this wonderful free event on June 15th!

His Story:

“The 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi started in early April and my parents had to flee to Goma while I was still inside my mother’s womb. The family came back when the country was liberated in July and I was born in Kigali one month later. But upon return, everything the family owned was gone. My mother also lost all members of her family, except one sister who also escaped the horrid human massacre.”

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