Freedom
re-imagined

Photograph of two husbands putting there sons to their bed.

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Image of a phtographer in a colorful cathedral. He is holding a camera with a long shoot lense.

For Freedom Is

We are an organization that seeks to redefine civic issues for a new America. Through non-partisan nationwide programming, we use art as a vehicle for participation to deepen public discussions on civic issues and core values. We are a hub for artists, arts partners, and citizens who want to be more engaged in public life.


History

Inspired by American artist Norman Rockwell’s paintings of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms (1941)—freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear—For Freedoms Federation uses art to encourage and deepen public explorations of freedom in the 21st century.


Our Mission

We recognize the unique role that arts and artists play in shaping and shifting our values and systems of power. Through our willingness to take risks and question the rules that govern our society, artists can help us to think creatively about how we can move towards a more just and representative democracy.

As part of the 2018 50 State Initiative, For Freedom launched a photo campaign that transformed Norman Rockwell’s iconic oil paintings depicting the four basic human freedoms articulated by FDR in 1941: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear.

Photographic interpretation of Norman Rockwell's Freedom of Worship. Photographic interpretation of Norman Rockwell's Freedom of Worship. Photographic interpretation of Norman Rockwell's Freedom of Worship.

Partcipation

Please support the creative vision of our team of talented artists. Help the spread a message of hope and encourage participation in the For Freedoms organization. You can select a one time amount to donate above or enter the amount of your choice. Any small amount helps.

Become a member by making a one-time donation to our organization. As a gift, you will receive unlimited download access to our artwork and photo gallery.