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LEST WE FORGET

IMAGES OF THE BLACK CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

BY ROBERT TEMPLETON

FEBRUARY 4 -MARCH 15, 2002
Housatonic Musuem of Art
Burt Chernow Galleries

 

Foreword by Director of HMA

The Promise of Equality and Justice for All
essay by Tony Ball

photo of Dr.  Martin Luther King and Mohandes Ghandi

Lecture - Amy Bartell

February 7 - 11:00 am in the Gallery
Will discuss social activism in art.

Amy Bartell and the Mural Project Follow the progress of Amy's mural in the cafeteria.


We Shall Overcome, Verses from the 1960s

February 20 - 7:00 pm, Performing Arts Center
Cyd Slotoroff & Friends

"Cyd Slotoroff is a wonderful singer, songwriter and songleader," says Pete Seeger. Weaving elements of folk, jazz and blues, Cyd's concerts are playful, compassionate and empowering. Accompanying herself on guitar, Cyd is joined by a bass player and/or a guitar or dobro player. Her concert will feature "Civil Rights and Protest Songs." This is event has been funded in part by the Connecticut Commission on the Arts.
This event is free.


Film - A Time for Justice (Ongoing in the Gallery)

Produced by three-time Academy-award-winner Charles Guggenheim.
Recalls the crises in Montgomery, Little Rock, Birmingham and Selma. But more importantly, it reveals the heroism of individuals who risked their lives for the cause of freedom and equality.
On Continuous View in the Gallery


Lunch and Lecture
Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience" and the 1960s

March 6 - 12:30 pm in A101

Peter Ulisse
Professor of English and Chairperson of the Humanities department, HCC