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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Temporary Exhibit Series at the Marietta History Center

Womens Voices for Civil Rights Temporary Exhibit

July 21, 2022

CONTACT: Anna Monroe

AMonroe@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5710

MARIETTA - This fall the Marietta History Center will continue its series of traveling exhibits from Kennesaw State University’s Museum of History and Holocaust Education. The first temporary exhibit, in the series, generously funded by a 2021 grant from the Breman Foundation of Atlanta, is “Women's Voices for Civil Rights.” This eight-panel traveling exhibit celebrates women and girls who advocated for civil rights in the United States. 

Featuring colorful illustrations by young female artists Scarlett Green and Julia Guevara, this exhibit is geared toward students as young as third grade. The exhibit includes profiles of civil rights advocates from the past, as well as more recent examples of activism, and it defines key vocabulary for students and teachers. We hope that visitors' face-to-face encounters with this history will inspire them to learn more about the past and its significance today. This first exhibit in the series will be on display at the MHC from Thursday, August 11th through Thursday, September 8th.  For more information on this exhibit: https://historymuseum.kennesaw.edu/exhibitions/traveling/womens-voices-civil-rights.php 

The following temporary exhibits in this fall series from KSU’s Museum of History and Holocaust Education will be “The Tragedy of War: Japanese American Internment” & “Voices from the Great War”. More information to follow. 

When: Thursday, August 11th through Thursday, September 8th 

Where: Marietta History Center

1 Depot Street, Marietta, GA 30060

Cost: $7 Adults, $5 Senior / Student, FREE for Children under 5 and those with a Military ID All temporary exhibits are included with regular admission.

MHC Mission: We ignite curiosity in Marietta’s History by connecting people through compelling stories and engaging experiences. 

To get logo or pictures, please email AMonroe@MariettaGA.gov. Or for more information, call 770-794-5710 or visit www.MariettaHistory.org.


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