Director of National Museum of African American History to speak at Davidson College

Lonnie G. Bunch III will deliver a lecture at Davidson College on February 15.

Lonnie G. Bunch III, founding director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, will deliver a lecture at Davidson College.

The lecture is part of the school’s "Memory &…" interdisciplinary discussion series.

The African American museum will be the 19th to open as part of the Smithsonian and will stand on five acres adjacent to the Washington Monument and opposite the National Museum of American History.

Bunch has been working to set the museum’s mission, coordinate its fundraising and membership campaigns, develop collections, establish cultural partnerships, and oversee the design and construction of the museum’s building.

Date: Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Lilly Family Gallery, Chambers Building
Cost: Free

Visit the Davidson College website for more information.

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