Rogers & Willard Sponsors The Memory Project

Rogers & Willard is proud to be a major sponsor of The Centre for Living Art's The Memory Project. The nine- months project is the first major initiative of the Centre for the Living Art's new quest of unprecedented community engagement. Through The Memory Project, the CLA aims to position th organization as a pivotal force in contemporary art for the Southeast by marshaling global talent to serve all sectors of the Gulft coast. Utilizing the visual and performing arts as a means to explore the numerous facets and components of  memory, The memory project investigates different cultural perpective memory through the work of contemporary artists. The project consists of nationally and internationally noted artists' commisions, performance, public conversations, forums, classes and film. The Memory Project is anchored by a 16,000 sq. foot exhibition that explores a range of topics relating to memory, and features commissioned installations by Xavier de Richemont, Project Row Houses and Alison Saar. Also included are over 80 works by William Christenberry, J. Russell Goodloe, Jr., Birney Imes and Elayne Goodman. Centre for the Living Arts (CLA) aspires to be a beacon for contemporary art in the Gulf Coast region. In their quest they seek to attract global talent to Mobile, engage people from all walks of life and all ages in things that matter through the arts, be a convener of community organizations: cultural, social, civic, education and business, spark economic development downtown create new stakeholders and broaden the base of philanthropic investors for the CLA and the city, and through this pursuit the CLA will build a better quality of life that residents deserve and visitors will remember Rogers & Willard is proud to be associated with CLA and this project. To learn more check out CLA at