Compassion Arts & Culture and Animals Foundation
A Festival of the Arts


Beasts of Burden: Our Complex Relationship with Animals
A pop-up exhibit curated by Jane O’Hara
O’Hara Projects, 208 E. 73rd St off Third Ave, TUF Gallery, NYC
Opening Reception: Friday, October 20th  5:00pm-8:00pm
Exhibit: October 21st & 22nd   Hours:11:00am – 6:00pm

Compassion Arts & Culture and Animals Festival
to benefit the Culture & Animals Foundation
Saturday, Oct 21st: 1:45pm & 7:30pm
Sunday, Oct 22nd: 1:45pm & 7:30pm
Leonard Nimoy Theatre at Symphony Space
2537 Broadway at West 95th St, NYC

Compassion Arts Festival and the Culture & Animals Foundation present a weekend of song, artistry, discussion, film, and performances on our multifaceted relationships with the Earth and the animals with which we share it.

All proceeds will go to the Culture & Animals Foundation, which provides grants for artists and scholars who wish to advance our understanding of and compassion for animals through intellectual and artistic expression.

Mihoko Suzuki
Martin Rowe
Jane O’Hara
Joy Askew, Gretchen Primack
JoAnne McArthur
Michael Harren
Kedi Documentary
Ayten Alkan
Sunaura Taylor
Radhika Subramaniam
Donald Vincent
Ellie Sarty

Compassion Arts Festival’s 2017 poster image is courtesy of  Cyrus Mejia,  from his painting “Encounter”.
 Cyrus Mejia is a visual artist, animal advocate, and co-founder of Best Friends Animal Society