North Country Cultural Center for the Arts

Disaster Awareness Day

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Wondering about the recent natural and man-made disasters? How can you prepare your family and home? How can you help locals and those far away who have been affected? Mark February 16th on your calendar! The Long Term Recovery Group is partnering with Catholic Charities to sponsor DISASTER AWARENESS DAY which will be held at the Arts Center!

There will  be a showing of a documentary by filmmaker Rob Koier

along with family activities and demos on Community Preparedness.

Art created for the Photo Response Project will be sold in a silent art auction during Disaster Awareness Day.
All proceeds benefit The Long Term Recovery Group of Clinton/Essex/Franklin Counties.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact
Caroline Johr via email at or by phone 518-561-0470 ext. 103

Check back for more information soon!


This project asks artists to perform a visual translation.
Choose one of the three photographs below and respond to it.
Use any visual medium. Keep dimensions to 5″ x 7″.

Please send or drop off responses to Catholic Charities 43 Durkee St., Suite 300B by February 9th, 2013.
Please include your name, title of work, medium, a short artist statement, and contact information.


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10 am - 5 pm

10 am - 4 pm

Sunday and Monday


North Country Cultural Center for the Arts
23 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
(518) 563-1604