Boston University Art Galleries
Black History Month Exhibitions & Events
Let Us March On: Lee Friedlander and the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom
February 2 – March 25, 2018
Reception: Wednesday, March 14, 7:30pm
Faye G., Jo, and James Stone Gallery
Thursdays until 8:00pm
Lee Friedlander, Untitled, from the series Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom, 1975, Gelatin silver print. Gift of Maria and Lee Friedlander.
The Photographic Book
Thursday, February 15, 5:30pm
A conversation between Professor Kim Sichel, Associate Professor, History of Photography and Modern Art, Boston University Department of History of Art and Architecture, and Peter Kayafa
They Were Always Marching:
African American Women and the Civil Rights Movement
Wednesday, March 14, 6:00pm.
Exhibition reception will immediately follow the event.
This panel will explore the instrumental role and agency of African American women in the Civil Rights Movement, from local civic gatherings to shaping national policy. The efforts of women during this era were often overshadowed by their male counterparts. This panel discusses the powerful contributions of women of color in the creation of social and political change historically and throug
La Tanya S. Autry, Curator of Art and Civil Rights at the Mississippi Museum of Art and Tougaloo College;
Dr. Ashley Farmer, Assistant Professor of History and African American Studies, Boston University;
Sheila Pree Bright, Artist