The Snite Museum of Art joins the Notre Dame and South Bend communities in celebrating Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 18, 2016.
As part of the University of Notre Dame campus-wide celebration honoring the work of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr, the Snite Museum of Art will be open from 1:30 to 4 pm on Monday, January 18, 2016 for a special viewing of six Civil Rights photographs (including a portrait of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.) and the new African-American Voices special exhibition.
The six 1960s Civil Rights photographs are part of the approximately 60 images in the new special exhibition, New to the Collection: Twentieth-Century Photographs.
The African-American Voices exhibition highlights 12 artworks in the Museum's collection created by artists such as Kara Walker, Carrie Mae Weems, Renée Stout, Richard Hunt, Vanessa German, and others.
Admission is free and the Museum is open to all.
IMAGE CAPTION: Rev. Edgar Chandler, Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and Msgr. Robert J. Hagarty of Chicago at 1964 Illinois Rally for Civil Rights, Chicago Soldier Field, 1964/0621. Reproduced with permission from University of Notre Dame Archives.