FW: Alabama Humanities August Events
Alabama Humanities August Events
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Writing a Local , Personal or Family History
An Alabama Humanities Foundation Roads Scholar Speakers Bureau presentation with Robert Davis
Calera Senior Center
Sponsored by the Shelby County Library System
Becky Brasher: (205) 669-3910
April 15-August 26
The Music Lives On: Folk Song Traditions Told by Alabama Artists
Vulcan Park and Museum (Birmingham)
In celebration of the Year of Alabama, an exhibition of works depicting the region’s great musical traditions created by the state’s most celebrated folk artists. Those represented in the exhibition include such acclaimed artists as Lonnie Holley, Joe Minter, Charlie Lucas, and Thornton Dial.
Further information: (205) 933-1409
August 13-September 23, 2011
Museum on Main Street's "Journey Stories"
United Way building (Alexander City)
The "Journey Stories" exhibition will examine the intersection between modes of travel and Americans’ desire to feel free to move. “Journey Stories” tells the story of American transportation and how we, and our ancestors, came to America using engaging images with audio and artifacts to tell the individual stories that illustrate the critical roles travel and movement have played in building our diverse American society. The exhibit is a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institute and the Alabama Humanities Foundation.
Further information: (205) 302-0001
Alabama Humanities Foundation
1100 Ireland Way
Birmingham, Alabama 35205
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