When Home Won't Let You Stay

A Photo Exhibit of Refugees and Their Stories

George Latimer Central Library
Bremer Community Room (1st Floor)

July 31 - August 31, open Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays

  • Mondays: 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays: 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

An inspiring photography exhibition and community conversation by documentary artist James A. Bowey about the journey of refugees in Minnesota. The work combines evocative portrait photography and first-person stories of loss, perseverance, and hope to produce a compelling human story of the refugee experience. 


Monday, August 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Public presentation by the artist, James Bowey, and local refugees who participated in the project.

Tuesday, August 22 at 12:00 noon
Patricia Fenrick from the Minnesota State Resettlement Programs Office will present a lunchtime talk on refugee resettlement efforts in Minnesota.

More info on the exhibit from the artist: https://jamesbowey.atavist.com/