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Art of the Civil Rights Movement in Montgomery
July 18, 2020; 10:00 AM–11:00 AM CDT
Madeline Burkhardt of the Rosa Parks Museum, Dorothy Walker of the Freedom Rides Museum, Artist Bill Ford, and Curator of Education Alice Novak discuss artists’ representation of the Civil Rights Movement in Montgomery. The conversation focuses on works held by our partners’ institutions including representations of Rosa Park’s participation in the Bus Boycott (1955), the Freedom Rides (1961), and Bill Ford’s murals at the Bertha P. Williams Library, which commemorate the Selma to Montgomery March (1965).