Walk the Walk Week Event: Civil Rights Photography

Mon Jan 22, 2018, 1:30PM - 4:00PM

Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame

After the MLK Celebration Luncheon, stop by the Snite Museum to explore photographs of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and critical moments of the Civil Rights Movement. The photographs reflect the movement's participants’ struggle, courage, and hopefulness. Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. described this dynamic as having the faith “to rise from the fatigue of despair to the buoyancy of hope” in his October 1963 speech on the Notre Dame campus. Decades later these photographs continue to resonate with, in the words of Dr. King, “the challenges we face” in the ongoing pursuit of a more just society. 

These works of art by celebrated photographers dedicated to recording history in the making - including Ernest Withers, Charles Moore, Dan Budnik, Moneta Sleet, Danny Lyon, and others - will be on temporary view as part of the University's Walk the Walk Week events.




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