Rosa Parks Museum to host lecuture, youth art workshop today | Arts & Culture
Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum will celebrate the opening of its newest exhibit with a lecture and art workshop on Saturday, Sept. 8.
“The Paul Jones Collection: A Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Exhibition” is on display at the museum through Oct. 31. The exhibit features a selection of work from the famed Paul R. Jones Collection, one of the world’s oldest, largest and most complete collections of works by African-American artists.
The exhibit opening event will start at 11 a.m. with a lecture entitled “The Peculiar Mission of the Paul R. Jones Collection” presented by Dr. Amalia Amaki, the curator of the Jones collection. Following the lecture, visitors can participate in the “Create a Masterpiece” youth art workshop from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., where they will have an opportunity to create their own work of art in the style of the artists featured in the exhibit.
Both the lecture and workshop are open to the public and admission is free. For more information, contact museum curator Viola Moten at 334-271-8701 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Source: Troy University Office of University Relations
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