Civil Rights and the Arts Exhibition
July 1 - September 30, 2016
Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History
The exhibition explores accomplishments in the arts during the Civil Rights Era and arts impacted by the Civil Rights Movement.
A number of Augusta artists who have made significant contributions are featured such as James Brown, Jessye Norman, Grady Abrams, Norman Hughes, Karen Brown, Margaret Burroughs, Malakai Favorite, Benny Andrews, Wycliffe Gordon, as well as many others.
The three month exhibition will include concerts, panel discussions by artists, film showings, and include displays that cover multiple genres of Civil Rights Art.