January 31st, 3:16am

“I Will Hold You In the Light”

Various Performers
Friday, October 20, 2017
Rose Garden, Independence National Historic Park, Philadelphia, PA

Mural Arts Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, and the Friends of Independence National Historical Park invite you to consider a contemporary “Pursuit of Happiness” in the birthplace of American Democracy, a culminating event for our Art Education program’s Pursuit of Happiness project.

Developed by artists Dave Kyu & Ilyssa Kyu of Campfire Stories Book with middle and high school classrooms of our Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Art Education program, “I Will Hold you in the Light” invited visitors to see, to acknowledge, and to hold in love, diverse performers as they share contemporary and historic interpretations on “The Pursuit of Happiness.”

Performers
Michael Pace, Former Assistant Chief of the Delaware Tribe of Indians
Yolanda Wisher & The Afroeaters, Philadelphia Poet Laureate
Students from Play on Philly!
Rebecca Franks, played by Lisa Fischel
Thomas Jefferson, played by Steve Edenbo
Joseph Ahmed + Danny Park
Lantern Sculptures by Mural Arts Philadelphia Arts Education Students
Weckerly’s Ice Cream
Park Ranger Luke Hopely