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Wells Fargo Presents - The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, Where Art and History Intersect

Wells Fargo Presents - The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, Where Art and History Intersect
On Display April 5 - July 13
Monday - Saturday 10 am - 5:30 pm; Sunday noon -  5:30 pm

Wells Fargo is pleased to bring The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, Where Art and History Intersect to the city of Atlanta. The Kinsey Collection dispels myths and promotes dialogue about African Americans in the making of America. It explores the historic, artistic, and cultural contributions and progress of African Americans through rare and historic artifacts, documents, books, letters, manuscripts, photographs and two- and three-dimensional artwork by African American artists. This traveling exhibition features over 130 items chronicling African American history and culture, including the Emancipation Proclamation, speeches by Frederick Douglass, letters from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as well as documents, artifacts, and photographs dating from 1600 to the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Jim Crow years, and the Civil Rights Movement. The exhibition is free to members and included in the cost of general admission for nonmembers. For more information on the exhibition, programs, or to purchase admission tickets, visit AtlantaHistoryCenter.com.  

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