Road to Freedom….photographs

EXHIBITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Skirball Cultural Center

ROAD TO FREEDOM
Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1956-1968
November 19, 2009-March 7, 2010

Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90049
(Exit Skirball Center Drive off the 405)
(310) 440-4500, fax (310) 440-4595
Media Contact, Mia Carino (310) 440-4544
Email, communications@skirball.org
Web site, http://www.skirball.org

Major traveling exhibition debuts in Southern California,
now featuring additional photographs and historical objectsLOS ANGELES-The largest exhibition in more than twenty years devoted to photography of the Civil Rights Movement will open at the Skirball Cultural Center on November 19, 2009, in its West Coast premiere. Organized by the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Road to Freedom: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1956-1968features images that helped change the nation: they shed light on injustices prevalent in America at the time, promoted solidarity among citizens, and dramatically increased the momentum of the struggle for equal rights. Road to Freedom will remain on view at the Skirball through March 7, 2010.

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