Celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and African American art, history, and culture through influential speakers, meaningful discussions, inspiring entertainers, and encouraging art making.

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Remembering the Past


Saluting Activism in Art

Artist Stephen Towns discusses the inspiration and process behind his works and how it relates to American design and culture.

This is a clip from a full Dynamic Conversation that also included artist Joyce Begay-Foss and Kutztown Folk Festival’s Carol Heppe in an exploration of heritage and the line that separates inspiration and appropriation:

Explore the history of art as a form of activism with artist and founding director of the Experimental Printmaking Institute at Lafayette College Curlee Raven Holton and Lehigh University professor Dr. Susan Kart:


Delve into history of the fight for the vote and the powerful women who led the charge:

Learning Through the Arts