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Rosa Parks Museum Programs Schedule


The Paul Jones Collection: A Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Exhibition

September 5, 2012-October 31, 2012

Exhibit Opening September 8, 2012 11 am – 12 noon

Troy University Rosa Parks Museum Auditorium Opening lecture presented by artist and art historian, Dr. Amalia Amaki, on "The Peculiar Mission of the Paul Jones Collection".

The exhibit opening for the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute exhibit "The Paul Jones Collection" will take place September 8, 2012 at 11 a.m. in the Troy University Rosa Parks Museum Exhibit Hall. The opening will feature a lecture by Dr. Amalia Amaki, former curator for the Paul R. Jones Collection, entitled "The Peculiar Mission of the Paul Jones Collection". Amalia Amaki is an artist, art historian, visual studies scholar, writer, film critic and curator. She has taught art history and visual culture at Spelman College, the University of Delaware, and the University of Alabama; and taught photography as Scholar-in-Residence at SACI in Florence, Italy. At Delaware and Alabama, she also was curator of the Paul R. Jones Collection.


Create a Masterpiece Art Workshop

September 8, 2012 12pm – 2pm

Troy University Rosa Parks Museum Exhibit Hall

As part of the opening program for the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute exhibit “The Paul Jones Collection” the Troy University Rosa Parks Museum will be hosting a “Create a Masterpiece” art workshop on September 8 from 12 pm- 2pm. During this workshop visitors will have an opportunity to create their own work of art in the style of the artists featured in the exhibit.

For more information please contact Viola Moten at 334-241-8701.