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Evening with an Expert: And Freedom Marches On: Voices from the Frontlines

Date: June 11, 2013
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Catherine W. Jones McKann Center, Mansard Gallery
Series: Evening with an Expert

About Evening with an Expert

FAMCC's Evening with an Expert lecture series brings in local and regional scholars to present lectures on topics related to the Museum's permanent or temporary exhibitions. Lectures are held in the Mansard Gallery at 1001 Princess Anne Street. Doors open at 6:30pm with the lecture commencing at 7:00pm. This program is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are required. Please RSVP to Tramia Jackson at tjackson@famcc.org or call 540.371.3037 x400. Seating is limited and is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

About And Freedom Marches On: Voices from the Frontlines

Our Evening with an Expert series will conclude on June 11, with a panel discussion on the goals and legacy of the March on Washington (March for Jobs and Freedom) and the Civil Rights movement, 50 years later.  This panel will feature residents of the Fredericksburg area who participated in a range of local and regional social activist activities during the Civil Rights era.  This program will be led and moderated by Dr. Spencer Crew, Robinson Professor of American, African American and Public History at George Mason University and former Director of the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.

Evening with an Expert is sponsored by BB&T and is free and open to the public.   Lectures will be held in the Museum’s Mansard Gallery beginning at 7:00 pm at 1001 Princess Anne Street.  Doors will open at 6:30 pm and limited seating is available. A member’s only reception will follow in the galleries.