Speak to My Heart: Communities of faith and contemporary African American life exhibition records

Summary
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-037
Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1995-1999
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
14 Linear feet
17 boxes
Repository:
An exhibition examining the faith and spiritual traditions in African American religious life in the 1990s. The exhibition features members of Christian churches as well as those of other faiths. Special attention is given to the ways that African American congregations are responding to contemporary challenges affecting their families, neighborhoods, and communities. Curated by Gail Lowe, the show wa displayed in the Smithsonian Arts & Industries Building from May 1998 to December 1999.

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, brochures, notes, exhibit script, brochures and exhibit reviews.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at ACMarchives@si.edu.
Preferred Citation note
Speak to My Heart: Communities of faith and contemporary African American life
exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Related Archival Materials note
Audiovisual materials related to this exhibition located in Anacostia Community Museum Archives.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
1901 Fort Place, SE
Washington, D.C. 20020
ACMArchives@si.edu
http://www.anacostia.si.edu/Collections/ArchiveCollection