ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Alachua County Victim Services and Rape Crisis Center is hosting a Survivors Art Exhibit from April 2, through April 30, 2012, in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The show is open to the public, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Community Support Services Lobby (218 SE 24th St, Gainesville). A public reception will be held for the artists on Thursday, April 12, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Several artists will speak at the reception.
Art by survivors who have participated in the Center’s support groups and counseling will be on display. The exhibit celebrates the power of healing through art, and showcases survivors’ journeys from victimization to resolution.
For more information about the Alachua County Victim Services and Rape Crisis Center, visit their website.
For more information about the Survivors Art Exhibit, contact Alachua County Sexual Assault Program Manager, Rita Lawrence at 352-264-6760.