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Special Exhibition


 

EYEWITNESS

 

STEVE SCHAPIRO AND THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

 

May 26 – August 27, 2017

 

 

»I have a dream« - these words by Martin Luther King Jr. symbolize the idea behind the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s: the dream of a world without racism and discrimination. The special exhibition »EYEWITNESS: STEVE SCHAPIRO AND THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT« is dedicated to this idea and follows the footsteps of those activists who have fought on the frontlines for the equality of African-Americans.

 

Within the framework of the exhibition, Museum THE KENNEDYS presents 42 black-and-white photographs of the renowned photographer Steve Schapiro. As an »Eyewitness«, Schapiro documented the crucial moments of the Civil Rights Movement between 1962 and 1968. Among them the legendary Selma-to-Montgomery-March of 1965.

 

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upcoming event


100 Years John F. Kennedy · Birthday celebration at museum the kennedys · 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.


© Caspar Phillispon and Anders Pedersen
© Caspar Phillispon and Anders Pedersen
© CAMERA WORK
© CAMERA WORK

Museum THE KENNEDYS will celebrate the 100th birthday of John F. Kennedy with a special program on May 29, 2017. Our doors will be open to the public from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and all services will be entirely free of charge.

 

Free tours will be held at noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., and 6 p.m. We invite you to join us on a journey through a great man’s life: »100 years John F. Kennedy: The Family · The President · The Myth«.

 

At 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. unpublished video footage of the Kennedy family from the collection of THE KENNEDYS will be screened at the museum.

 

At 7 p.m., the celebrations will be concluded with the performance »The Speeches of President Kennedy« starring Danish actor Caspar Phillipson who played John F. Kennedy in »Jackie«. Please R.S.V.P. via info@thekennedys.de

 

Throughout the day our guests wil be able to stage themselves as John and Jacqueline Kennedy in our provisional photo booth and choose from a selection of pastries and drinks.

 

The Team of THE KENNEDYS looks forward to welcoming you to this special occasion.



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