Hobos to Street People exhibit retires

Exhibit Envoy

A hugely successful and socially conscious traveling exhibit . . .

Hobos to Street People: Artists’ Responses to Homelessness from the New Deal to the Present enjoyed much success and traveled from 2009 to 2012.  The exhibition featured mixed media art from both New Deal-era and contemporary artists, examining past and present attitudes and policies towards homelessness.

The traveling exhibit, developed by Exhibit Envoy, debuted at the California Historical Society, in San Francisco, and was exhibited Bakersfield Museum of Art, Corona Public Library, Corona; Old Courthouse Museum, Santa Ana; de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University; Riverside Metropolitan Museum, Riverside; Richmond Art Center, Richmond; and the Loveland Art Museum in Loveland, Colorado.  A smaller version of the exhibit was hosted by the Center for the Arts, Religion and Education at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley.

Over 16,000 visitors attended this exhibit throughout California and beyond.

Created by artist, curator, and…

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Freelance writer. Activist on homeless issues. 48 years old. I write about subjects that need to be examined closely and thoughtfully. The idea for Brain Sections came from reading a book about abandoned asylums. I wanted to set a suspense story in that setting. The inclusion of crazed scientists turning homeless people into zombies is what makes the story unique. View all posts by tjmcfee

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