Art exhibit opening to kick off Troy University’s NEA Big Read events on March 5

Troy University selected the book

Troy University selected the book "Citizen: An American Lyric" by Claudia Rankine as the focus of its NEA Big Read events.

Troy University will kick off its National Endowment for the Arts Big Read activities with the opening of the art exhibit, “Dismiss the Divide – Citizen: An American Lyric,” at the University’s Rosa Parks Museum at 6 p.m. on March 5.

The exhibit, a collaboration between students from Montgomery’s Jefferson Davis High School and students…

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Troy University awarded National Endowment for the Arts ‘Big Read’ grant

TROY Montgomery's Rosa Parks Library and Museum will parnter with area high schools and libraries, and others to present Big Read events next spring.

TROY Montgomery's Rosa Parks Library and Museum will parnter with area high schools and libraries, and others to present Big Read events next spring.

Troy University has received a National Endowment for the Arts grant in the amount of $15,000 to host the NEA Big Read, a program designed to revitalize the role of reading in American culture.

An initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, the NEA Big Read seeks to broaden…

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Photography exhibit to kick off National Endowment for the Arts Big Read events at Troy University

National Endowment for the Arts Big Read events at Troy University center around the book

National Endowment for the Arts Big Read events at Troy University center around the book "Silver Sparrow" by Tayari Jones.

MONTGOMERY – An exhibit of the work of internationally known photographer Laylah Amatullah Barrayn, which will open March 16 at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum, will kick off the University’s National Endowment for the Arts Big Read events.

Barrayn will be on hand at 6 p.m. on March 16 to talk about the exhibit, “Her…

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