Exhibits - Austin Public Library

smithsonian poster a place for all people
For All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture

February 1 March 27
Central Library, 3rd Floor | 710 W. César Chávez St.

A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture is a commemorative poster exhibition celebrating the opening of the Smithsonian’s newest museum in September 2016. Based on the inaugural exhibitions of the museum, the posters highlight key artifacts that tell the rich and diverse story of the African American experience. A Place for All People is organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) in collaboration with the museum. The permanent traveling exhibition is coordinated by kYmberly Keeton, African American Community Archivist & Librarian, Austin History Center.

Public tours will be available on February 14 & 28 and March 6 & 20, from 10-11:30 AM. RSVP kymberly.keeton@austintexas.gov.

The Austin History Center’s African American Community Archives presents a series of Black History Month public programs about issues in the black community, genealogy sessions, scholarly presentations and exhibitions held during the month of February. All are free and open to the public and will be held at the Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, and other city cultural arts complexes throughout Austin.

Poster Image Courtesy, Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service