October 18, 2020
In advance of Native American Heritage Month, Drexel University will present (S)Heroes Among Us, a public art event that will be streamed on the Twitch channel of Drexel’s Pearlstein Gallery on Friday, Oct.18, 2020 at 1 p.m. Three Philadelphia-area artists, Priscilla Bell, BUSTA and Leon Rainbow, will paint murals to the sounds of a deejay informed by native music (artist name TBA[S1] ) at 3401 Filbert Street in the yard of the gallery.
Each mural will celebrate a female leader in an Indigenous community, from activists and matriarchs to icons. The event will be livestreamed on the gallery’s Twitch channel, and the murals will remain on display through the fall, with additional programing around the work to be announced.
The event will stream for free and is presented in tandem with the gallery’s partners, the Westphal College Diversity Equity & Inclusion Council and We Are the Seeds, a project of CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia supporting diverse cultural practices...