Homeschool Day: The Power of Photography

02/15/2018, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

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This Homeschool Day session will focus on the photography of Ernest C. Withers currently on view in the exhibition, Black Resistance. Students will learn how Withers used his photographs to capture the moment, as well as the action, of the National Civil Rights Movement.

During our Homeschool Days, families can choose from a variety of activities: scavenger hunts, self-guided tours, a drop-in art-making activity, and docent-led tours at 10:30 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.

The theme for Spring 2018 is Action, Motion, Timing.

Ernest C. Withers, American, 1922 – 2007, Martin Luther King, Jr. - Speech on Evening Before the Last March, Mason Temple, March 27, 1968, Gelatin silver print, printed from original negative in 1999, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art purchase with funds provided by Ernest and Dorothy Withers, Panopticon Gallery, Inc., Waltham, MA, Landon and Carol Butler, The Deupree Family Foundation, and The Turley Foundation  2005.3.39 © Withers Family Trust