This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement

This Light of Ours

"This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement," an exhibition of the Center for Documentary Expression and Art, presents the Civil Rights Movement through the work and voices of nine activist photographers – men and women who chose to document the national struggle against segregation and other forms of race-based disenfranchisement from within the movement.Unlike images produced by photojournalists who covered breaking news events, most of the photographers in this exhibit were affiliated with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and documented its activities by focusing on the student activists and local people who together made the movement happen.The exhibition is comprised of 157 black and white photographs, the majority of which were taken in Mississippi and Alabama between 1963 and 1966."This Light of Ours" is presented by Bank of America."This Light of Ours" is an exhibition organized by the Center for Documentary Expression and Art. Major support for the exhibition has been provided by the Bruce W. Bastian Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.The exhibition will be on display at The FHM August 1 to December 1, 2015. Museum admission: $16 adults, $14 seniors, $10 college students, $8 students under 18


Date and Time:

10:00am - 5:00pm August 1, 2015 - December 1, 2015

Venue

The Florida Holocaust Museum
55 Fifth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Event Repeat Summary:

The Museum is open daily Monday-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibition will be on display now through December 1, 2015.

Contact Information:

Keeley Sheehan
ksheehan@thefhm.org
727-820-0100

Website

https://www.flholocaustmuseum.org/explore/exhibits/this-light-of-ours/