Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s spirit and accomplishments during the Civil Rights Movement continue to impact and inform local and global movements for equality.
This exhibition considers artworks that have a dialogue with current civil and human rights issues. Artists both contemporary and historical explore the varied populations that have struggled for equality, and the patterns and progress of movements that have occurred over time.
Artists include: Carlos Anderson, Lenka Konopasek, Beth
Krensky, Darnel Haney, Trent Alvey, Carey Ann Francis,
Trevor Southey, Margaret Tarampi, Christopher Gauthier,
Annie Brewer & Lynn Hoffman-Brouse, Rosi Hayes,
Alex Moya, Mary Toscano, Fidalis Buehler, Cori
Redstone, Lily Havey,Jorge Rojas & Diego Aguirre and Jeronimo Lozano.
This exhibit includes showings of the documentary
“Utah’s Freedom Riders”, courtesy of KUED.
This exhibition is presented by the Utah Office of Multicultural Affairs in partnership with the Utah Division of Arts & Museums, Visual Arts Program.
Exhibition runs from January 17-February 14, 2014