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Gallery Talk | "Civil Rights Close-Up: Mississippi's Freedom Struggle"

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

11:30 AM-noon

Talk begins in Museum Lobby

Photographic images of Mississippi sparked social transformation during the 1960s. Museum Curator La Tanya S. Autry guides visitors in close-looking and discussion of prints by Bruce Davidson and Danny Lyon, two of the most influential artists to document and shape the Civil Rights Movement.

Gallery talks offer visitors the chance to engage with a single work, or pairing of works, for a 30-minute talk led by Museum curators and educators, as well as local artists and scholars.
This event is free and open to the public.