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Special workshop Wednesday at WWU

Special workshop Wednesday at WWU

March 12th, 2019 by Fulton Sun in News

An exhibit focusing on the inner strength of women overcoming life's challenges is coming to William Woods University.

"The Resilient Souls Project" will run on the WWU campus for two weeks beginning Friday at the Mildred Cox Gallery. Admission is free.

It is a traveling exhibition encouraging inner strength through portraits and writing. The exhibit is a two-decade follow up to photographer Cathy Lander-Goldberg's "Resilient Souls: Young Women's Portraits and Words." This exhibit explored issue such as disabilities, mental health, unhealthy relationships, illness, adoption, pregnancy, immigration, eating disorders, school problems, violence and grief.

The new exhibit revisits these women's continued journeys, including their low points, triumphs and growth, as they approach middle age.

The Resilient Souls Project exhibit will be on display through March 29, with an opening reception 4-6 p.m. March 18.

In addition, Lander-Goldberg will conduct a special workshop noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Cox Gallery is open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.