History Center Presents Gallery Talk July 16

Program to Cover Post-WWII Chattanooga

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

The Chattanooga History Center will present the sixth lecture in a special preview series, Gallery Talks, at 7:00pm, Tuesday, July 16th.

The series is examining each gallery visitors will encounter in the Center's new exhibit, scheduled to open late this year. Each preview stands as an independent program, and the July 16th presentation is "We All Live On The Same Street"

This gallery covers TVA, World II, and the post-war era. CHC Executive Director and Historian, Dr. Daryl Black, will present the program, which will examine the reasons certain artifacts were chosen for the exhibit, and will include a visit to the space in the new facility the gallery will occupy to gain an understanding of how it relates to the whole.

The fee is $5 per person (CHC members free). Space is limited and pre-registration is required by Monday, July 15th. Call 423-265-3247 to register.


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