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Facing Down Storms: Memphis & the Making of Ida B. Wells

Malco Studio on the Square 2105 Court Ave, Memphis, TN

The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change at The University of Memphis cordially invites you to a screening of "Facing Down Storms: Memphis and the Making of Ida B. Wells," a documentary on the life of civil rights activist Ida B. Wells, at the Malco Studio on the Square! The Hooks Institute will host Learn More...

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Facing Down Storms: Memphis & the Making of Ida B. Wells

Malco Studio on the Square 2105 Court Ave, Memphis, TN

The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change at The University of Memphis cordially invites you to a screening of "Facing Down Storms: Memphis and the Making of Ida B. Wells," a documentary on the life of civil rights activist Ida B. Wells, at the Malco Studio on the Square! The Hooks Institute will host Learn More...

Manuia Samoa & More

Global Education Center, 4822 Charlotte Ave., Nashville, TN

Join Samoan filmmaker, educator, and anthropological activist Queen Muhammad Ali and her equally talented husband Hakeem Khaaliq as they share elements of their healthy lifeways project in American Samoa, Manuia Samoa. They will share film and conversation, as well as be joined by a local Siva dance group, for a memorable afternoon sharing traditions and Learn More...

Hip Hop in Bluff City: the Roots of Memphis Hip Hop with DJ Spanish Fly

Join the Tennessee Historical Society for the first in a series of free, virtual discussions.  Hip Hop in Bluff City features a conversation with DJ Spanish Fly and Dr. Langston Wilkins about Hip Hop in Memphis since the mid 1980s. For more information and registration visit the THS website. This event is part of a Learn More...

Splash Summer Arts Festival

Miller Park, 928 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402, USA

Join Splash Arts for their summer festival featuring live music, art demonstrations, interactive art making, performances and much more. For more information about Splash Arts and it's programs visit: https://splashyouthartsworkshop.org/festival.php Humanities Tennessee is pleased to provide partial support for Splash Arts, Inc. though a SHARP grant.

TN Writers/TN Stories: Jeff Zentner

Tennessee State Museum, 1000 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN 37208, USA

As part of our programming for our exhibition, Painting the Smokies: Art, Community, and the Making of a National Park, Zentner reads from his award-winning young adult novel, In the Wild Light. Life in small-town Tennessee has never been easy. Cash already lost his mother to an opioid addiction and is losing his papaw, who raised him, one Learn More...

Country Soul: Making Music & Making Race in the American South

Join the Tennessee Historical Society for the second in a series of free, virtual discussions.  Country Soul features Dr. Charles L. Hughes discussing the entwined evolution of country and soul music, and its impact on race relations across the state. For more information and registration visit the THS website. This event is part of a series, Tennessee Learn More...

Cemetery Preservation Workshop

Powell Chapel Cemetery, 119 Powell Chapel Rd, Pulaski, TN 38478, USA

Join Wolf Gap and its volunteers to learn how to research historic cemeteries and preserve & maintain them at this hands-on event.Workshops are occurring throughout Giles County this fall.  Click here for a complete schedule and more information.Wolf Gap received operational funding from Humanities Tennessee's SHARP grant program to support their work throughout pandemic recovery.

In the Groove: Photographing Black Club Life on the South Side of Chicago

Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 E McLemore Ave, Memphis, TN 38126, USA

Join Stax in welcoming Dr. Earnestine Jenkins, Professor of Art History-Visual Studies at the University of Memphis.Jenkins will highlight elements from the museum’s “Love in the Club” exhibition of Michael Abramson photos and discusses the impact of club culture within Black communities in Memphis, Chicago, and Pittsburgh in the mid-1970s.Click here for more information.The "Love in Learn More...

Cemetery Preservation Workshop

Brick Church Community Cemetery, Cornersville

Join Wolf Gap and its volunteers to learn how to research historic cemeteries and preserve & maintain them at this hands-on event.Workshops are occurring throughout Giles County this fall.  Click here for a complete schedule and more information.Wolf Gap received operational funding from Humanities Tennessee's SHARP grant program to support their work throughout pandemic recovery.

Memphis 13: Screening & Mural Kickoff

Springdale Elementary, 880 N Hollywood, Memphis TN 38108

Join the Memphis 13 Foundation at Springdale Elementary to commemorate 61 years since the desegregation of Memphis City Schools by the Memphis 13.  The event includes a documentary screening, a Q &A with members of the Memphis 13, a mural unveiling and discussion with the artist, Jamond Bullock.To RSVP or find our more contact Dwania Learn More...

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