In 2020 Listen to Black Voices When They Tell You Something Is Racist

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540WMain’s Winter Reading List (Books You Must Read) in 2020

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Top 10 Favorite Podcasts I Listened To In 2019

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540Blog’s Top 10 Most Viewed Blog Posts of 2019

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Top 10 Favorite Books I Read in 2019

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Winter Biking Terrifies Me! Here’s Why

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540WMain Moves Unpacking Book Discussion Series to Facebook

We are pleased to announce that our Unpacking Book Discussion Series is now online via Facebook groups Dear Community, Unpacking™ was founded in 2018 as a series of informal and thought provoking community discussions based around antiracism books.  Beginning January 6th the series will be run as an online book club with discussions, lessons, and […]

Using Social Media to Develop Your Brand | Educator Spotlight w/ Emily Hessney Lynch

A 540Monthly Membership ensures that we are able to create and curate low cost/high impact educational content and programming rooted in antiracism, arts/culture & humanities, and wellness.  If you love 540WMain consider becoming a 540Monthly Member today! We are pleased to spotlight Emily Hessney Lynch who is teaching a new class at 540WMain About the […]

White Fragility, Racism & The Dismissal of The Black Experience

A 540Monthly Membership ensures that we are able to create and curate low cost/high impact content and programming rooted in the antiracism, arts & culture, and wellness. If you love 540WMain consider becoming a 540Monthly Member today! White Fragility, Racism & The Dismissal of The Black Experience by Calvin Eaton A few months ago a […]

Roc The Day & Give to 540WMain on #GivingTuesday

A 540Monthly Membership ensures that we are able to create and curate low cost/high impact content and programming rooted in the antiracism, arts & culture, and wellness. If you love 540WMain consider becoming a 540Monthly Member today! On this #GivingTuesday we are asking you to help support the work of 540WMain with a financial contribution. […]

How Are You Supporting Local Businesses?

A 540Monthly Membership ensures that we are able to create and curate low cost/high impact content and programming rooted in the antiracism, arts & culture, and wellness. If you love 540WMain consider becoming a 540Monthly Member today! How Are You Supporting Local Businesses by Calvin Eaton Today is Cyber Monday a time where big box […]

Thirty- Four & Thankful

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November Featured Artist Spotlight + Interview | Shakiyla

We are pleased to spotlight Shakiyla our November Featured Artist The Gallery at 540WMain  will showcase Shakiyla’s art at an Opening Reception  Saturday November 23rd | 11-2 PM   This exhibit will be on display November 23-December 8, 2020 When did you begin your career as an artist?  Shy J: I’ve always been an Artist […]

The Truth About Friendsgiving (And The Season of Loneliness)

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540WMain Announces Current Seen Featured Artists Mara Ahmed & Siena Pullinzi

We are pleased to announce our involvement in Current Seen About Current Seen Exhibitions, pop-ups, and public art projects that explore our current moment and our changing city. Current Seen is a multi-venue, contemporary art biennial bringing together new curatorial voices and artists along historic East Ave. and Main St. The Gallery at 540WMain and […]

Donald Trump Isn’t Racist? Come Up With Something Else

A 540Monthly Membership ensures that we are able to create and curate low cost/high impact educational content and programming rooted in the arts, wellness, and antiracism.  If you love 540WMain consider becoming a 540Monthly Member today! Donald Trump Isn’t Racist? Come Up With Something Else by Calvin Eaton I originally submitted the following Feedback to […]

September Featured Artist Spotlight + Interview | Krit Upra

We are pleased to spotlight Krit Upra our September Featured Artist The Gallery at 540WMain  will showcase Krit’s art exhibit Boys Do Cry  Saturday September 14th | 11-2 PM About Krit Upra Krit Upra is a Thai visual artist with specialization in photography. Currently based in Rochester NY, Upra works closely with the local music […]

A Wednesday Word | A Community Vision

A 540Monthly Membership ensures that we are able to create and curate low cost/high impact educational content and programming rooted in the arts, wellness, and antiracism.  If you love 540WMain consider becoming a 540Monthly Member today! A Community Vision by Wesley Bruce What does it mean to be an Urban Ecologist? To study the biodiversity […]