Thursday, September 8, 2011
Opening Reception at Crealde, Friday, Sept. 9
Opening Reception and Panel Discussion Friday, Sept. 9
Mid-Century: A Photographic View of Three African-American Communities in Florida.
A two venue exhibition at the Hannibal Square Heritage Center and the Alice & William Jenkins Gallery featuring Ellie Weems, Gordon Parks, and residents’ family photographs of the Hannibal Square community in West Winter Park. Curated by Peter Schreyer, in partnership with Museum in Jacksonville, and The Southeast Museum of Photography in Daytona Beach.
• Alice & William Jenkins Gallery at Crealdé 6:00–7:00 p.m. Panel Discussion, 7:00–8:30 p.m. Opening Reception Moderated by Peter Schreyer, Curator and Crealdé’s Executive Director; with Lydia Stewart, Curator of the Ritz Theatre and Museum; Dr. Leonard Lempel, Professor of History and African-American Studies at Daytona State College; Melissa Reamer, Collections Manager of the Southeast Museum of Photography; and Fairolyn , Heritage Center Manager and Chief Historian.
• 8:30–10:00 p.m. Hannibal Square Heritage Center
Opening Reception with entertainment by the Chuck Archard Trio, featuring jazz from the 1940’s and 50’s.