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
A World Within: Art by Women from the Permanent Collection
Feb 1

Utilizing works found within the Museum’s acclaimed permanent collection, A...

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American Studio Glass
Feb 1

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

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Buccellati: A Silver Menagerie
Feb 1

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

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Costume Model Night
Feb 1

COSTUME MODEL NIGHT- Come practice your figure or portraiture skills for a...

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Dare to Explore: Frontiers of Space
Feb 1

Dare to Explore: Frontiers of Space is a new and evolving exhibit...

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