Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery Reopens

Image used with permission: Former Minnesota Viking, two-time Super Bowl Champion, Tyrone Carter at site of George Floyd Protest. © John Steitz.

Founded in 2018, the Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery (MAAHMG) will reopen its doors on Tuesday, August 18th, with new exhibits created in response to the death of #GeorgeFloyd and subsequent #BlackLivesMatter protests. If you are in the Minnesota area, check them out. Visit the Museum’s website to get your tickets. Follow their Facebook page for updates, as well. Below is a list of new exhibitions:

  • “Gather In His Name: From Protests to Healing for George Floyd” a photography collection by John Steitz
  • “Un-Heard,” a video compilation of performing artists expressing the emotions of the movement
  • photography by Jabari Holloman
  • a documentary based on the first day of protests in Minneapolis created by Unicorn Riot
  • a plywood art mural created by DeSean Hollie
  • “A Reckoning: 100 Years after the Lynchings in Duluth,” an exhibition marking the 100th anniversary of the lynching of Elias Clayton, Elmer Jackson, and Isaac McGhie in 1920. Produced in collaboration with In Black Ink.

Image used with permission: Former Minnesota Viking, two-time Super Bowl Champion, Tyrone Carter at site of George Floyd Protest. © John Steitz. https://steitzphotos.wordpress.com/georgefloydprotests/


FULL STORY/SOURCE: https://spokesman-recorder.com/2020/08/13/minnesota-african-american-heritage-museum-reopens-aug-18-with-timely-exhibits-precautions/

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