Sonnie Hereford - Civil Rights

Rocket City Civil Rights Driving Tour

Accessible via smartphone app, the Rocket City Civil Rights Driving Tour highlights areas of significance to the civil rights era in Huntsville. See sites like the Fifth Avenue School, the first public school in the state of Alabama to integrate, Oakwood University, where Dr. Martin Luther King spoke during his visit to Huntsville in 1962, and other points of interest rich in cultural heritage. The tour was created in partnership by the Alabama Humanities Foundation and the Historic Huntsville Foundation, with a mission to capture, document, and share oral histories of the successful, non-violent civil rights movement in Huntsville, Alabama.

Events
American Studio Glass
May 25

While glass containers and vessels have been made for more than 2,000...

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Another Point Of View: Art by American Women Part I
May 25

The permanent collection of the Huntsville Museum of Art was dramatically...

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Beauty, Passion & Bliss - 19th Century Masterworks from the Dahesh Museum of Art
May 25

The exhibition features a surprisingly wide range of themes and styles....

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Buccellati: A Silver Menagerie
May 25

The Buccellati style, which has combined Renaissance period techniques,...

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Celebrate the Artemis Mission to the Moon
May 25

The Rocket City eagerly awaits the launch of Artemis I as the next...

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