Panel discussion in conjunction with Oresman Gallery exhibition of photographs City of Champions by Mary Beth Meehan.
John Schneider, executive vice presient, MassINC, and co-author Reconnecting Massachusetts Gateway Cities: Lessons Learned and an Agenda for the Future
Joseph Krupczynski, art and art history, professor, architecture and design program, UMass, will discuss his research and work to save the Skinner Building, in Holyoke.
Paola Ferrario, Harnish Visiting Artist in the Department of Art, Smith College, will discuss the role of art and documentary photography in effecting social change.
Maria Salgado, acting director of Solutions Community Development Corporation, will talk about her grass-roots work in the ever-changing Holyoke community.