The nationally touring exhibition, For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights, from NEH on the Road, traces the role that images and media played in igniting the Civil Rights Movement. For All the World to See will run from Saturday, September 6 through Sunday, October 26 at the Mercer Museum in Doylestown, PA.
The museum will host a range of public programs: "On Saturday, September 13, at 2 p.m., Dr. Leonard Bethel of Rutgers University discusses his biography of educator and activist, Layle Lane, in the program, La Citadelle: Layle Lane Civil Rights Pioneer. The film, Standing on My Sisters’ Shoulders, will be shown on Saturday, September 20 at 2 p.m., and will be followed by a discussion with the film’s producer, Joan Sadoff. Dr. Deborah Willis, a consultant on the For All the World to See exhibit, presents the lecture: For All the World to See: Photography and Visual Media in Movements for Change, on Saturday, September 27 at 2 p.m. The preceding programs are all included with museum admission. The theatrical concert, We Shall Not Be Moved! features vocalist and actor, Keith Spencer, performing popular songs and poignant readings from the Civil Rights era, on Saturday, October 18 at 3 p.m. The concert is $15 per person and includes museum admission."