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Are We There Yet?

Presented by Creative York at Creative York, York PA

Aug 07 - 20 2023
Are We There Yet?

Justin Ruby’s LAST York art exhibition at Creative York

“Are We There Yet?” is a question we’ve all asked at some point in our lives, probably as children on a long car ride. We all have a destination in mind, it’s the driving force of our day to day existence, and what we choose to focus and spend our time on. In this case, Justin Ruby asks us in relation to the decadence of American culture. He uses deconstructed sneakers and repurposed fabrics from discarded vehicles to communicate the idea of mobility. Ruby takes a look at our societal tendencies and indulgences that we often take part in unconsciously. He addresses ideas of toxic masculinity, materialism, and instant gratification as contributing factors to our cultural decline. It seems as though we wish for a better life with greater values and purpose, but continue to try and keep up with trends and mindlessly take part in lifestyles that make happiness seem unattainable. What is the destination we wish for and where are we actually heading? Are We There Yet?



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Additional time info:

Justin Ruby’s closing reception will be on Sunday, August 20 from 3pm-7pm at Creative York.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Creative York

10 N. Beaver St., York, PA 17401


Metered street parking is available near our galleries. There are also two public parking garages near us on Philadelphia Street.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Protocols

Face masks required: No
Proof of vaccines required: No
Reservations required: No
Social distancing: No
Limited capacity: Yes
Indoor or outdoor activity: Indoor

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