Sons: Seeing the Modern American Male
When: Fri January 27 2017 - Sat May 27 2017
Where: JacksonThe Ella Sharp Museum presents "Sons: Seeing the Modern American Male." Photos can help us look beyond stereotypes and differences, showing the true and unique identity of every participant. The exhibit will feature portraits of men, aged high school and up, from the Jackson community and attempts to reveal how Black American males see themselves, while encouraging a thought-provoking examination of how the Black American male is perceived. For more information, call (517) 787-2320 or visit ellasharpmuseum.org.
Quilted Conversations: Materializing Civil and Human Rights
When: Mon January 16 2017 - Sun July 9 2017
Where: East LansingThe Michigan State University Museum presents "Quilted Conversations: Materializing Civil and Human Rights." Through community created quilt blocks and quilts from the MSU Museum's collection, the "Quilted Conversations" exhibit demonstrates how creativity can foster community building, civic dialogue, and ultimately civic engagement. It connects contemporary community efforts with Martin Luther King's work with communities. For more information, call (517) 355-2370 or visit museum.msu.edu.