In Remembrance of King: Civil Rights Tapestries Premiere
As part of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights ongoing collaborative work with the global arts community, we have partnered with Art for Amnesty and The City of Atlanta for the launch of our forthcoming temporary exhibition: In Remembrance of King: Civil Rights Tapestries.
Join us for the opening night premiere of these world-class works of art. Hear from the artists, philanthropists and innovators who made these works possible, along with the civic leaders of Atlanta that continue to support the intersection of human rights and art.
Speakers Will Include:
- Lauren Tate Baeza
- Theresa Davis
- Ryan J.
- Bill Shipsey
- Peter Sís
Peter Sís is an internationally acclaimed author, artist, and filmmaker. Mr. Sis is coming to Atlanta as part of the opening of his latest project with Art for Amnesty, In Remembrance of King: Civil Rights Tapestries. These amazing works chronicle the rise of Dr. King to national prominence as a civil and human rights icon.
In 2003, Peter was named a MacArthur Fellow, an honor bestowed by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation recognizing “talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.”