Tag Archives: Rosa Parks Museum

Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum to celebrate birthday of late Civil Rights icon

January 31, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum will celebrate what would have been the Civil Rights icon’s 106th birthday on Monday, Feb. 4 with free admission, special activities and a birthday cake.

Mrs. Parks, often referred to as the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement, died in October 2005 at the age of 92. Her Dec. 1,…

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Exhibit celebrates work of African American artists, provides new experiences for Valiant Cross students

January 24, 2019
By Andy Ellis

A project representing a collaborative effort between students at Montgomery’s Valiant Cross Academy and Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum has resulted in an exhibit featuring the work of African American artists from Alabama.

On display now through April 1 in the museum’s exhibit hall, “Down South: From the Souls of African American Artists of Alabama”…

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Rosa Parks Museum collaborates with local students to curate art exhibit

January 10, 2019
By Andy Ellis

A new exhibit featuring works of African American artists from Alabama and representing a collaboration between Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum and students from Valiant Cross Academy will open Jan. 17.

The exhibit, “Down South: From the Souls of African American Artists of Alabama,” will open with a reception beginning at 6 p.m., and is…

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