Levine Museum of the New South’s latest exhibit Lumbee Indians: A People and Place,explores Lumbee people and culture in portraiture. Curated by Nancy Strickland Fields, Director of UNC Pembroke’s Museum of the Southeast American Indian, this visual narrative of the Lumbee tells a history and experience of family and home, land and water, faith and memory. Exhibit will open Saturday, November 14, 2020.
Get to know the exhibit and join in conversation in an online event, Lumbee Indians: A People and a Place, on Thursday, November 19th, 2020, at 7 p.m.
Join a conversation, Thursday, November 19, about the themes of the exhibit the Lumbee experience in Charlotte with exhibit artists Travis Dove and Chip Cavan, community members Brandon D. Lowery and Lori Winfree, Metrolina Native American Association Chairperson Rebecca LaClaire, and moderator Nancy Strickland Fields.
In addition, it’s collecting stories from the community through its StoryMining: #COVIDHistory project.
Here’s what they say:At Levine Museum of the New South, we believe that history matters. History shapes who we are as individuals and as a community. History helps us understand the world we live in today and informs the decisions we make in building a better future.
StoryMining: #COVIDHistory is a project of Levine Museum of the New South and a call to the community. We seek to document and share the stories of Charlotteans during these unprecedented times.
Your history is important to Charlotte’s history and you are making history right now.
We invite you to share your stories around this COVID reality we are living. You can do this by recording a short video, writing a short story, taking a photograph, or drawing a picture.
We encourage you to use whatever medium best captures the moment and emotions you are experiencing. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, upload your work to social media and tag it with #CovidHistoryCLT or submit your story below, and our staff will get in touch with you.
You are welcome to submit new stories throughout our collecting campaign.
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