Unmasking Brain Injury

Unmasking Brain Injury in Minnesota at the Basilica of Saint Mary

The Alliance's Unmasking Brain Injury in Minnesota project, in association with The Basilica Disability Awareness Ministry, is enjoying a monthlong exhibit at The Basilica of Saint Mary May 4 through June 9. Masks from throughout the project's years-long run are on display along with their accompanying stories. In addition to the mask exhibit, several associated events will be taking place including an afternoon reception and a showing of the Unmasking documentary.

The Basilica of Saint Mary
Lower Level, John XXIII Gallery & Teresa of Calcutta Hall
Hennepin at North Sixteenth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55406

UNMASKING FILM: Tuesday, June 4 at 6:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.)

Unmasking, a film by Jed Schlegelmilch documents the history of the Unmasking project from its beginning through the first major exhibit of over 1,400 masks. Unmasking was selected as a Merit Award Winner at the 2016 Los Angeles Awareness Film Festival and was selected to be shown at the 2016 APHA Global Public Health Film Festival. Unmasking was also screened at the 2017 Mespies Film Festival at the Heights Theatre in Minneapolis. Mr. Schlegelmilch will be on hand to answer questions about the film as well as representatives from The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance. Following the film there will be an opportunity to view the exhibition in the gallery.

May 4-June 9

Join us for a month-long exhibit at the Basilica of Saint Mary from May 4 until June 9.

Basilica of Saint Mary
Lower level, John XXIII Gallery
& Teresa of Calcutta Hall
Hennepin at North Sixteenth Street
Minneapolis MN, 55403

May 19

Unmasking Reception and Discussion

Basilica of Saint Mary
Lower level, John XXIII Gallery
& Teresa of Calcutta Hall
Hennepin at North Sixteenth Street
Minneapolis MN, 55403

June 4

Unmasking film - 6:30 p.m.

Basilica of Saint Mary
Lower level, John XXIII Gallery
& Teresa of Calcutta Hall
Hennepin at North Sixteenth Street
Minneapolis MN, 55403


WHO WE ARE

The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance is a statewide nonprofit that provides advocacy; education; and resource and referral services for the over 100,000 Minnesotans living with a disability as a result of brain injury. The organization was established in 1984 when a small group of passionate family members and providers joined together to advocate for services for individuals and families affected by brain injury.

The mission of the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance is to raise awareness and enhance the quality of life for all people affected by brain injury.

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Give us a call at 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442to learn more, to have a mask-making event at your facility, orif you are interested in hosting a mask-making event.