All Power to the People: Black Panthers at 50

When
Event has passed (Wed Nov 23, 2016 - Sun Feb 12, 2017)
Where
Oakland Museum of California
Time
10am - 6pm
Tags
Arts, Museums, Art Exhibit
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The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) will present a major exhibition to coincide with the 50th anniversary the Black Panther Party’s founding on October 15, 1966, in Oakland. Presenting a contemporary view of the Black Panther Party’s legacy from multiple perspectives, the project will show how the Party continues to inspire culture, social activism, and community empowerment efforts locally, nationally, and internationally. The exhibition explores the Black Panther Party as a necessary, heroic, and human response to societal needs. Informed by insights from former Black Panthers, artists, scholars, and community members, the exhibition will feature art installations, historical photographs and media presentations, artifacts, and contemporary works of art.

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