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Curator’s Choice Lecture: Road to Freedom

Julian Cox will speak about the Civil Fights movement in general with a special focus on photographer Danny Lyon’s contribution.

When: Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, 2:30 p.m.

Where: S.B. Museum of Art, 1130 State St., Santa Barbara

Cost: $6 - $10

Age limit: All ages

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In 2008, Julian Cox organized a ground-breaking exhibition and publication titled Road to Freedom: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1956-1968. Since 2010, he has served as Founding Curator of Photography and Chief Curator of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. He recently hosted the exhibition This World Is Not My Home from the Menil Collection, opening at SBMA on February 16.

Mr. Cox will speak about the Civil Fights movement in general with a special focus on photographer Danny Lyon’s contribution as a SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) photographer. Within this framework, he also will speak about the exhibition on view and the importance of the recently-acquired Civil Rights portfolio produced by Danny Lyon as a young man.
Mary Craig Auditorium

Phone: 805-963-4364

Event posted Jan. 3, 2013
Last updated Jan. 3, 2013

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