January 2013 Archives
UMBC Hosts Major Civil Rights Exhibit
UMBC has developed For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights, a major traveling exhibition and website, curated by UMBC cultural historian and research professor Maurice Berger. The exhibit of more than 250 posters, photographs, graphic art, magazines, newspapers, books, pamphlets, political buttons, comic books, toys, postcards, and clips from film, newsreels, and television on the 20th Century African-American Civil Rights movement is on display at the UMBC Center for Design and Visual Culture gallery through March 10, 2013. The gallery, located in the UMBC Fine Arts Building, is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A number of related activities are being held in conjunction with the exhibit, including For All the World to Hear oral history and performance project.
"Race and the Civil Rights Movement in Music and the Media," a panel discussion, will take place on Wednesday, February 13th at 4 p.m. in the UMBC Albin O. Kuhn Library. Sponsored by the UMBC Dresher Center for the Humanities, the discussion features historians Michelle Scott and Derek Musgrove and David Zurawik, of The Baltimore Sun and WYPR.
Information, online exhibition and educational materials: http://www.umbc.edu/cadvc/foralltheworld/