Art and Social Justice at The Gibbes

The Gibbes Museum of Art will present the exhibit SUN + LIGHT by South Carolina artist Charles Williams from October 11, 2019 – February 2, 2020. SUN + LIGHT juxtaposes the artist’s contemporary personal encounters with the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. As part of the collateral programming offered with the exhibit, they will host a special event November 20 – 21 about the Freedom Riders and the Civil Rights Movement. On Wednesday, November 20, there will be a panel discussion featuring Williams with Ray Arsenault (Professor of Southern History) and Freedom Riders Glenda Gather Davis and Dr. Bernard LaFayette. On Thursday, November 21, the Gibbes will screen the film Freedom Riders.

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