Take Back the Night Arts Initiative

Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time: 5-9 PM
Place: UML, University Crossing
Contact person: Jean Winslow


Take Back the Night is an annual event that has been held in Lowell for the past 12 years. It is part of an international movement and national organization that brings awareness to the prevention of domestic and sexual violence. As the name implies it is a way of making the streets safe for women and other threatened populations to walk at any time, including night. The Lowell event begins with a gathering at City Hall Plaza at 5:30, followed by a march to University Crossing on Salem Street, where there will be a Speak-out accompanied by an arts event.


The focus of this year's event is fostering inclusion, healthy relationships and safe communities. Towards that end we are seeking visual and performing artists who wish to exhibit art or offer a performance in music, theatre, spoken word or dance that will serve as a hopeful background for any and all parts of the event. Credit to participating artists will be posted at the event.

If interested in participating please send your ideas and/or images to Further instructions will follow after the initial contact is made.