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Tag Archive: Young Women’s Caucus for Art

January 24, 2019

Young Women’s Caucus for Art Hosts Annual Soup & Art Auction

On February 2, the Finlandia University chapter of the Young Women’s Caucus for Art will host their annual fundraiser, the Soup & Art Auction.

“No matter if you just buy a bowl for soup or bid on a piece, you’re helping us fundraise to go on our annual trip,” said Emma Mackey, President of the organization.

Each year the club’s members fundraise to go to the National Women’s Art Caucus conference. This year it is in New York. The first college [...]

January 31, 2018

It’s Soup-A-Bowl this weekend

Fundraising event Saturday from 11:30 to 2 at Jutila Center

For Finlandia University’s International School of Art & Design this weekend’s big event isn’t taking place at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, it’s taking place right in the Jutila Center as students, alumni, community members and employees are getting together for the annual Soup-A-Bowl.

This annual event takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in room 323 of the Jutila Center. It includes all-you-can-eat soup lunch, an art auction and [...]

November 13, 2017

Soup and Silent Art Auction Fundraiser by WYCA is Saturday

Event is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Finnish American Heritage Center

Students from the Young Women’s Caucus for Art are hosting their annual Soup and Silent Art Auction Fundraiser on Saturday, November 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Finnish American Heritage Center.

Attendees will receive all-you-can-eat soup, bread, desserts and coffee in addition to participating in the silent art auction, which will include work by community artists and FinnU students. All funds raised will help the [...]

October 5, 2017

It’s On Us: The Clothesline Project

Join the First Thursday Art and Design Pizza lunch at 12:00 pm on October, 5. Following the lunch, proceed to the Reflections Gallery on the second floor. There, you will find the Clothesline Project, a collection of stories from sexual assault survivors and words of solidarity from supporters, presented on t-shirts.

September 29, 2017

It’s On Us Week of Action with Erin Barnett on Finlandia Fridays

This week Finlandia Fridays was visited by Dean of Students Erin Barnett to promote the campus wide It’s On Us campaign. It’s On Us is a national campaign that was started by former Vice President Joe Biden that raises awareness for sexual assault. Finlandia was awarded a grant from the Michigan State Police to advocate the campaign. The grant has allowed Finlandia to hire intern Abigail Tembreull to organize the campaign, and to schedule [...]

September 15, 2017

Share your story or words of solidarity for survivors of sexual assault

The Finlandia Young Women’s Caucus for Art will give away blank t-shirts for the upcoming Clothesline Project during the Denim & R.A.I.N.N. day event on Thursday, September 21 between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in Finlandia Hall as part of the It’s On Us event series.

The Young Women’s Caucus for Art drew inspiration from the story behind The Clothesline Project. According to the National Clothesline Project, the movement ”originated in Hyannis, Massachusetts in 1990 when members of Cape Cod’s [...]

January 18, 2017

Soup and Art Auction fundraiser set for Saturday

Young Women’s Caucus for Art raising money for conference

The Young Women’s Caucus for Art at Finlandia University is hosting its annual Soup and Art Auction fundraiser Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Finnish American Heritage Center.

The fundraising event includes all-you-can-eat homemade made soup, including a couple unique Finnish recipes that are usually a big hit with the crowd. Live music, an art auction and a dessert bar will also be included. Money raised will be used to [...]

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