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Requiem for Mother Emanuel–Moving from Tragedy to Redemption—Church Day Two
February 19, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AMFree
REQUIEM FOR MOTHER EMANUEL—MOVING FROM TRAGEDY TO REDEMPTION—CHURCH DAY TWO
Sunday, February 19 at 2-4 p.m. at Mint Museum Randolph
FREE and open to the public
These church-day events are a response to South Carolina artist Dr. Leo Twiggs’ nine works of art in the exhibition Requiem for Mother Emanuel, which honors those lost to tragedy in June 2015 at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. During these special Sunday programs, local churches will remember this time of mourning and redemption with vocalists, musicians, choir selections and bell ringing. Guests will have an opportunity to view the exhibition and respond themselves via interactive message boards.
This program is generously co-sponsored by Quincy and Christy Lee, Juan and Jonell Logan, and community partner Friendship Missionary Baptist Church-Charlotte.
Image credit: Leo Twiggs (born 1934), Requiem for Mother Emanuel #7, 2016, batik on cotton. The Johnson Collection. Photo by SailWind.