The “I Am A Man” exhibit opened in the African American Cultural Center Gallery on January 16. The exhibit offers a collection of artwork and virtual reality experience by NC State students of professors Dr. Derek Ham and Scott Townsend, and the exhibit explores the Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike of 1968 and the events leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s death. The exhibit will be open until February 4.
The African American Cultural Center Gallery opened their doors on January 16 to honor the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., with an exhibit that recognized and illustrated the work that he did in the Civil Rights Movement, the leader he was, and the huge imprint he left on this world. The exhibit entitled ‘I Am A Man’ is a collection of artwork designed by second-year students from the 2017-2018 academic year under the direction of Dr. Derek Ham and Scott Townsend, professors in the College of Design.