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Mississippi Freedom Summer, 1964

Art Show, Museum, Prints
This powerful exhibition was created by McLane High School's award-winning Art Venture Academy students in 2014-2015 celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. Includes large-scale woodblock prints depicting historical events from the Civil War to the 1960s. Included in the exhibition will be 10 4-by-8-foot panels printed using woodblocks depicting scenes and text from Freedom Summer; a three-dimensional bus with African American historial figures and scenes symbolizing the Freedom Riders; film documentaries about civil rights stories; and spoken-word performances exploring themes of identity.
fbart; fbseven; Exhibition; prints; wood blocks; Mississippi; civil rights; 1964; McLane High School; Art Venture Academy; Fresno Art Museum
www.fresnoartmuseum.org/exhibitions
Event Info: (559) 441-4221
Price: $10, $5 ages 6-17, free for ages 5 and under
Event Website: http://www.fresnoartmuseum.org/exhibitions
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Schedule
 • Thu 4/27/17 - Fri 4/28/17 at 11am-5pm 

Fresno Art Museum
address  2233 N. First St.
 Fresno, CA  93703
phone (559) 441-4221
hours Thu.-Sun. 11 am-5 pm
general adm $10, $5 ages 6-17, free to ages 5 and under
www.fresnoartmuseum.org