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Our International exhibits can be found in local museums during the whole month of May. The exhibits vary by year, but usually include a vast array of cultural information. The chosen exhibits are a terrific way to learn more about the history of our honored country and provides an opportunity to get up close and personal with many significant pieces of art.
Whether you are planning a weekday excursion or a weekend outing with the family, these exhibits are a terrific way to spend an afternoon.
Witness to the Revolution: Accounts from Americans who were there
As communism fell in Europe in the fall and winter of 1989, several Americans were in Czechoslovakia and had the opportunity to witness a pivotal moment in history. This travelling photography exhibition by the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library uses eye witness accounts from Americans who were there, including a professor, a student, a reporter and U.S. Embassy staff. Their notes, pictures and videos combine to tell a fascinating story of revolution and freedom.
National Civil Rights Museum
450 Mulberry Street - Memphis, TN 38103
May 1 – May 31, 2018
Hours; Closed Tuesdays / Mondays & Wednesday– Sunday: 9 am – 5 pm
Admission: Adults - $15, Seniors & Students (with ID) - $14
Children (4-17) - $12, Children (3 and under) - Free
Czech Scientists and their Inventions
Composed of caricatures of leading Czech scientists and their most famous discoveries, this educational exhibition is part of the Open Science projects of the Czech Academy of Sciences, and spotlights the pioneering steps of these brilliant researchers. The original graphic design by illustrator and director Přemek Ponáhlý presents outstanding historical and contemporary Czech scientists via a humorous and hyperbolic depiction.
Goodwyn Gallery at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
3030 Poplar Avenue - Memphis, TN 38111
May 1-May 31, 2018
Hours: Monday-Thursday: 10 am-8 pm, Friday-Saturday: 10 am-5 pm,
Sunday: 1 pm-5 pm
- Beale Street Music Festival
- International Salute To Czech Republic
- World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest
- Great American River Run
- Student Exchange Program
- For Educators