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Iowa’s Civil Rights Exhibit
February 2 @ 11:00 am - February 15 @ 5:00 pmFree
Artisan Gallery 218 is celebrating Black History Month with a traveling exhibit on loan from the African American Museum of Iowa titled ‘Iowa’s Civil Rights’.
Explore the struggles and triumphs of the fight for equal rights. Featured individuals include Alexander Clark, the man who helped desegregate Iowa schools in 1868, and Edna Griffin, the woman who led sit-ins at the Katz Drugstore in Des Moines in 1948.
Also on display are suffrage portraits ‘African American Women of Wonder’ by Mary Kline-Misol.
Come explore Iowa’s rich history during this limited viewing!
Free and open to the public following COVID protocols – masks are REQUIRED and we limit occupancy to 10 individuals.