THE BRIDGE: CHICAGO

The Bridge exhibition was held at Chicago's historic Rockefeller Chapel on the campus of the University of Chicago from April 12 to May 19, 2016.  The CARAVAN interfaith exhibition involving 47 premier and emerging artists of Middle Eastern origin opened with a reception on 12 April, 2016 hosted by both the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights and Rockefeller Chapel.  Ms. Heba Zaki, Deputy Consul General of Egypt in Chicago was the special guest speaker.

 

During the course of the exhibition there were numerous interfaith programs such as a theater performance, concerts, forums, etc.  Many thousands visited the exhibition from around the world during its running, including Jon Stewart (American comedian and television host) who spoke at Rockefeller Chapel.  

CHICAGO - Rockefeller Memorial Chapel                                                                           12 April -19 May 2016      

Photos courtesy of the Pozen Family Center, by Beth Rooney