Juneteenth celebration showcases original play

Juneteenth celebration showcases original play

The Juneteenth celebration at Earth Dance Organic Farm School in Ferguson, Missouri, spotlighted youth who performed an original play.  Community members gathered under an outdoor pavilion at Earth Dance for the Juneteenth celebration on June 19, 2021. The evening’s highlight included a theatrical performance of “The Ancestors Cabinet,” a play written by Karon Majeel and…

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Children’s art brightens Ferguson Farmer’s Market “Adults get so nervous when we pick up a paint brush or crayon. Actually, how often do we take the risk to do just that? But put a crayon or paintbrush into the hands of a young person and amazing things happen,” said Sister Glynis McManamon, Director of Good…

Good Shepherd Arts Center stirs the soul
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Good Shepherd Arts Center stirs the soul

“Good Shepherd Arts Center is very energizing, comfortable and friendly. I found the center last year when I was meeting friends next door. I had arrived early and saw paper cranes hanging in the window of the arts center. The cranes drew me in. I have been coming to art openings and buying art here…

#ThisIsMyFerguson art exhibit on display

#ThisIsMyFerguson art exhibit on display

#ThisIsMyFerguson is a St. Louis art exhibit that speaks to what people treasure from the past, value in the present, or passionately desire for the future of Ferguson, Missouri. Sr. Glynis McManamon, director of Good Shepherd Arts Center, envisioned the project a few months ago and has pulled together collaborators to ensure a successful show…

Eight St. Louis artists interpret Laudato Si
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Eight St. Louis artists interpret Laudato Si

Eight St. Louis artists interpret Laudato Si at an art exhibit that is on display at Good Shepherd Gallery in Ferguson, Missouri.  The collection of art includes oils, watercolors, sculptures and other mediums.  Eight St. Louis artists The featured artists — seven Catholic Sisters and one diocesan priest — flesh out each piece of their artwork with…