MAKING MEMPHIS: 200 YEARS OF COMMUNITY Exhibit Opening
March 3 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
The Pink Palace Family of Museums presents Making Memphis: 200 Years of Community, an exhibit celebrating the city’s bicentennial.
Community Opening Day is Sunday, March 3, from noon to 5 p.m. Admission to the Making Memphis exhibit is free. The event will feature performances throughout the day highlighting Stax Music Academy, Danza Azteca Memphis an ingenious Mexican dance group, Opera Memphis, Ekpe Abioto African drumming and Playback Memphis performing an interactive one-hour theater performance about “Identity and Heritage” in Memphis, one of the exhibit themes.
About the exhibit:
The Making Memphis: 200 Years of Community bicentennial exhibit interprets events of the past 200 years that have shaped Memphis’ past, present, and form the basis for our future. The Making Memphis exhibit illustrates how the threads of Memphis history form a larger story or web of history. The exhibit runs March 2 through October 2019. The five major exhibit threads are Heritage and Identity, Commerce and Entrepreneurialism, Migration and Settlement, Art and Entertainment and Geography and the Environment.
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