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January 5, 2011

FATWTS Opens in Chicago on 17 January 2011

Hello Chicago! For All the World to See opens on 17 January 2011 at the DuSable Museum of African American History and will run through 15 May 2011. This is your chance to see our critically acclaimed exhibition in the Chicago area.


Chicago: DuSable Museum of African American History
17 January to 15 May 2011

For more on FATWTS at the DuSable Museum, Click Here!

January 21, 2011

Important Educator Event At The DuSable Museum


In conjunction with the exhibition, For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights, educators will learn the power of visual imagery representing historic events that inspired people to action. Using the tragic event of the kidnapping and murder of young Emmett Till on August 28, 1955, the exhibition, For All the World to See examines how visual images shaped, influenced, and transformed the fight for civil rights in the United States.

Participants will learn how to use art and visual images in a hands-on learning environment to build student writing and language art skills. Participants will also receive take home teaching materials and tour the exhibition.

Ideal for 5th – 12th grade educators
Please R.S.V.P. by Friday, February 11th to Jomo Cheatham at 773-947-0600 ext. 255

Illinois State Standards: Creating and Performing: 25: 25.A.2d, B.25.B.2, 26: A. 26.A.2e 26.A.2f B. 26.B.2d 26.B.4d

> To register and for more on the workshop, click here



Click on below for Nancy Mattoon's outstanding review of For All the World to See on Booktryst. She makes highly perceptive connections between the exhibition and curator Maurice Berger's personal examination of race and whiteness in America, White Lies (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999). Well written and perceptive analysis.

> Read "For All the World to See: Images of the Fight for Civil Rights"

January 30, 2011



Read about For All the World to See at the DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago on Artlog!

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