Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum receives grant for traveling exhibits

The Rosa Parks Museum has received a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services that will fund two traveling exhibits.

The Rosa Parks Museum has received a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services that will fund two traveling exhibits.

Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum has received a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to create two traveling exhibits highlighting women who played key roles within the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

The more than $119,000 grant received by the museum was one of 26 awards made nationally through the IMLS African American…

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New downtown Montgomery park pays tribute to Rosa Parks

Lower Dexter Park, located at 29 Dexter Avenue, is located on the site of the former Montgomery Fair building where Rosa Parks worked as a seamstress.

Lower Dexter Park, located at 29 Dexter Avenue, is located on the site of the former Montgomery Fair building where Rosa Parks worked as a seamstress.

A park, located in downtown Montgomery on the site of the department store where Rosa Parks worked as a seamstress, officially opened on Thursday with some special elements paying tribute to the “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement.”

The pocket part, located between buildings at 29 Dexter Ave., has been designated Lower Dexter Park and…

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Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum to hold Juneteenth celebration on June 23

The Rosa Parks Museum will host its second annual Juneteenth celebration from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on June 23.

The Rosa Parks Museum will host its second annual Juneteenth celebration from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on June 23.

The Rosa Parks Museum at Troy University’s Montgomery Campus will celebrate Juneteenth on June 23 with a free block party including local performers, food, arts and crafts, a children’s play area and free museum tours.

The theme of the second annual event, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., is “Celebrate Freedom,…

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‘Break Glass’ exhibit by V.L. Cox comes to TROY’s Rosa Parks Museum

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The "End Hate" Doors are a part the "Break Glass" exhibit by V.L. Cox that will open at the Rosa Parks Museum on April 19.

An exhibit of works by artist V.L. Cox that examines past and present discrimination, gender issues and social culture will open April 19 at the Rosa Parks Museum at Troy University’s Montgomery Campus.

An opening reception for the exhibit, “Break Glass: A Conversation to End Hate,” will begin at 6 p.m. in the museum’s…

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