Grant helps fund March 20 panel discussion at TROY’s International Arts Center

Pieta is one of the pieces featured in the exhibit

Pieta is one of the pieces featured in the exhibit "Comedian" by Winfred Hawkins, which is currently on display at the International Arts Center.

Troy University’s International Arts Center (IAC) will present a public conversation with featured artist Winfred Hawkins, Curator Dr. Jennifer Jankauskas and community leader and artist Kevin King at 12:30 p.m. on March 20.

Winfred Hawkins

The panel discussion, which is made possible through a mini grant from the Alabama Humanities Alliance, will be moderated by…

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McPherson-Mitchell Lecture to feature the Clotilda slave-ship and the community formed by its survivors, descendants

The two-day event features a documentary screening, reception and panel discussion. (Photo courtesy City of Mobile)

The two-day event features a documentary screening, reception and panel discussion. (Photo courtesy City of Mobile)

The Troy University Department of History and Philosophy is expanding the annual McPherson-Mitchell Lecture in Southern History into a two-day event focused on the recent archeological discovery of the remains of the Civil War-era illegal slave ship, the Clotilda, and the still-active community of survivors and descendants in Africatown outside of Mobile, Alabama. The events will…

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New IAC exhibit opens Friday featuring photography of Selma native Jerry Siegel; artist’s reception set for Jan. 26

Barrettes is one of the photos that will appear in the exhibit

Barrettes is one of the photos that will appear in the exhibit "The Promise of Living/The Tender Land" by Jerry Siegel, opening Jan. 20 at the IAC.

A photography exhibit by Selma native Jerry Siegel, will open at Troy University’s International Arts Center on Friday, Jan. 20.

The exhibit, “The Promise of Living/The Tender Land,” combines portraiture of Southern artists and residents of Alabama’s Black Belt with Siegel’s street and landscape photography. An artist’s reception will be held from 5 to 7…

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Author talk, displays and free admission highlight museum’s Rosa Parks Day observance

Troy University's Rosa Parks Museum will observe Rosa Parks Day activities on Thursday, Dec. 1.

Troy University's Rosa Parks Museum will observe Rosa Parks Day activities on Thursday, Dec. 1.

A book discussion with author H.H. Leonards will highlight Rosa Parks Day activities at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum on Dec. 1.

In 2018, the Alabama Legislature unanimously approved a bill declaring Dec. 1 as Rosa Parks Day in the state. Dec. 1 marks the anniversary of Parks’ historic 1955 arrest after she refused to…

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