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Smart Societies – Creative & Inclusive

27 Aug 2019

Creative urban spaces are vital for growth, innovation, and inclusion. Culture and creativity contribute to the welfare and well-being of any country. Sustainability, gender equality, entrepreneurship, innovation and social cohesion are vital components in how we build our societies. Sweden is an innovative, globally competitive country and Swedes are considered early adopters of new ideas and technology.

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  • 14 Sep 2019
    Participate in an immersive multimedia installation + performance + celebration to engage the following questions: How do we experience the movement of time? How do we experience hope as we move into a future where the planet's climate has been permanently altered? How do we think about the interconnected resilience of earth’s waterways here at the edges of the Potomac River, and north across the Atlantic in the melting Arctic?
  • 07 Sep 2019
    The photo exhibition portraits 45 fathers who belong to the relatively small percentage of fathers in Sweden who choose to stay at home with their children for at least six months. Swedish photographer Johan Bävman examines why these fathers have chosen to stay at home with their children and how their relationship with their partners and their children has changed as a result. The exhibition aims to show the effects of gender equality on parenting, both for an individual and for society.
  • 10 Aug 2019
    Join us for a day of hands-on investigating as we partner with National Children's Museum for Climate Conscious STEAM Activities.

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