Category: BLOG POST

20 Ways You Can Reduce Waste in Your Every Day Life by Calvin Eaton

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20 Ways You Can Reduce Waste in Your Every Day Life by Calvin Eaton For me, this year has been all about sustainability. As a social entrepreneur sustainability has two very important definitions that I take to heart every single day: The ability to…

Artists Talk Spotlight featuring Olivia Kim | Why We Need Art, Diversity, & Culture June 8th

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540 is thrilled to partner with Rochester Artist Collaborative for the inaugural “Artists Talk” Event Saturday June 8th // 2pm-4pm Douglass Auditorium at 36 King Street About Olivia Kim Olivia Kim is a figure sculptor based in Rochester, New York, USA. She specializes in the…

540’s Black Women Roc! Campaign Celebrate Black and Women of Color Educators

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One major feature of our June Black Women Roc! Campaign are classes that feature and highlight women, black, women, and women of color. Below is a list of all the classes in June that are being facilitated by women, black women, and women of…

540WMain Partners with The Rochester Artist Collaborative for Inaugaral Artists Talk Panel | June 8

540 is thrilled to partner with Rochester Artist Collaborative for the inaugural “Artists Talk” Event Saturday June 8th // 2pm-4pm Douglass Auditorium at 36 King Street Why We Need Art, Culture and Diversity in Rochester? Natasha Chen Christensen will moderate the discussion with the topic…

540WMain Announces First Friday Featured Artist Lavonne Barfield

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We are pleased to announce Lavonne Barfield as our First Friday Featured Artist About Lavonne LaVonne D. Barfield is a native to Rochester, NY and has been involved in  creative arts her whole life. She is a gifted multifaceted artist who has a heart…