Too Much Truth – Have You Seen The Kinsey Collection?

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Are you into African American art, or want to do a cultural activity with your family? Well the place to be this weekend is at The Atlanta History Center to view The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey.

Come enjoy historic artifacts that tell the extraordinary history of the African American experience: from rarely seen slave owner’s documents, different artworks and books from African American artist such as Romare Bearden, Elizabeth Catlett and Sam Gilliam. You will also get to see historical documents from Fredrick Douglass, Phillis Wheatley, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Alain Locke and Malcolm X.

Tomorrow, on June 5, 2014 they will have a special event titled, What You Didn’t Learn in High School History.” Art collector Bernard Kinsey will be there to share untold stories of African American history, accomplishments, and contributions. He will also reveal long ignored stories of the roles African Americans played in the making of America. Panel discussion and book signing follows the lecture. If this is something you would be interested it, the event will take place at the Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road NW Atlanta, GA 30305. It starts at 6 P.M. and admission is $10.

If you are unable to attend tomorrow’s event, Wells Fargo is providing an opportunity for you and your family to view the collection of art for Free. Free weekends will take place on June 21st through 22nd. Some out and bring your family to this memorable event. For more information, log on to www.atlantahistorycenter.com

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