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Maurice Vellekoop — I’m So Glad We Had This Time Together - with Chip Kidd — at Union Market

Location 1324 4th St NE Washington, DC 20002
Date Thursday, March 14, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Duration   1 hours
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Join Maurice Vellekoop and Chip Kidd at Union Market on Thursday, March 14, 2024, at 7:00 pm for an intimate discussion on Vellekoop's memoir, "I'm So Glad We Had This Time Together." Vellekoop's upbringing in a devoutly Christian household conflicted with his burgeoning identity as a gay artist. Despite familial and societal pressures, Vellekoop found solace in his artistic endeavors, eventually embracing his true self. Kidd, a celebrated writer and graphic designer, will engage Vellekoop in a conversation exploring themes of self-discovery, forgiveness, and the challenges of being an artist. Don't miss this opportunity to delve into Vellekoop's compelling journey towards authenticity, set against the backdrop of familial discord and societal intolerance. Admission is free, so arrive early to secure your seat at this captivating event.

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