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OPENING DAY! Don’t miss this phenomenal exhibition! December 21-March 15

December 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - December 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am

Immerse yourself in the narrative of our nation through the stories of revolutionary, iconic African American men. “Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth.” presents the history of more than two dozen known and unknown leaders, past and present, illuminating their change-making contributions through bold, contemporary visual art, fresh literary excerpts, and vibrant stories.

NOTE this is on view THROUGH MARCH 15, Facebook does not allow more than 52 days to be selected for events (calendar limitation flaw).

Learn about men such as Muhammad Ali, James Baldwin, Ta-Nehisi Coates, W.E.B. Du Bois, Kendrick Lamar and others, whose journeys altered the history and culture of our country through politics, sports, science, entertainment, business, religion and more. Original artwork by noted artists accentuate each individual’s legacy. Participating artists include Nina Chanel Abney, Derrick Adams, Robert Pruitt, Hank Willis Thomas, Tariku Shiferaw, Devan Shimoyama and others.

This exhibition weaves a collective tapestry of what it is to be an African American man and the shared experience of African American men across generations.

Created by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), Men of Change is made possible through the support of Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services with local support provided by Alaska Airlines.

Details

Start:
December 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am
End:
December 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am
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Website:
https://49882.blackbaudhosting.com/49882/tickets?tab=3&txobjid=ed2ae910-f258-45e7-8305-f22310a39b16

Venue

Washington State History Museum
1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 US
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