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One Billion Rising at the Dance Museum!

United States > Saratoga Springs > 99 South Broadway > 2014-02-14 > 12:00 pm

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About The Event

Friday, February 14, from 12-7pm the National Museum of Dance will join with activists around the world for ONE BILLION RISING. Stop by for 10 minutes, 20 minutes, an hour. There will be dancing, sharing, drumming and more. The schedule of specific times and genres will be posted on the Dance Museum’s website soon. Join your community in an effort to raise awareness about the epidemic of violence against women and rise in solidarity with ONE BILLION RISING around the world. This is a free event that is open to anyone. All donations and proceeds to benefit the Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Services of Saratoga County For more information and schedule of events www.dancemuseum.org

About The Organization

The National Museum of Dance

The National Museum of Dance & Hall of Fame was established in 1986 as the only museum in the nation and one of the few in the world that is dedicated entirely to the art of dance. The Museum is located in the former Washington Bathhouse, a historic building in the Saratoga Spa State Park. The Museum's archives house a growing collection of photographs, videos, costumes, documents, biographies and artifacts that honor all forms of dance throughout history. Available to the public is a Resource Room, which offers thousands of books, periodicals, and print items for dance research. Throughout the building's many galleries are a variety of yearly rotating exhibits and three permanent exhibits including the Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Hall of Fame. Opened in 1987, it honors dance pioneers of all types whether they are choreographers, composers, writers, dancers, or patrons.

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