Exhibit Opening: “A Better Life for Their Children”

Join The Charlotte Museum of History Saturday, February 26, 2022 for a free to our community day celebrating "A Better Life for Their Children, Photographs & Stories by Andrew Feiler." Through striking black-and-white photographs and stories from former teachers, students, and preservationists, Andrew Feiler's exhibit calls attention to the incredible moment in history that transformed education for Black students in the rural South. Learn more about the exhibit at charlottemuseum.org/exhibits.

Admission to the Museum on Saturday, February 26 is free and no registration is required! All safety protocols will be in place, including face coverings for everyone over 5 years of age, and social distancing will be enforced. Read our full safety policy at charlottemuseum.org/visit.

This exhibit is sponsored by AT&T, Pride Magazine, and NC Humanities, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. This community day is a part of the annual African American Heritage Festival supported in part by the Arts & Science Council. 

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Saturday, February 26, 2022 @ 11:00pm · add to calendar 2022-02-26 23:00:00 2022-02-27 02:00:00 America/New_York Exhibit Opening: “A Better Life for Their Children” https://charlottecultureguide.com/event/427187/exhibit-opening-a-better-life-for-their-children Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, 3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28215

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From I-77 S Take Exit 18, make a Left onto Harris Blvd. East. Follow Harris Blvd. East for approx. 13 miles. Turn Right on Sharon Amity Road. Follow Sharon Amity for approx. 1 mile. Turn Right on Shamrock Drive. Follow Shamrock Dr. for 1.3 miles. Charlotte Museum of History on the Left. From I-77 N Bear Right onto I-85 North. Follow I-85 north to Exit 41. Turn Right onto Sugar Creek Road. Follow Sugar Creek for approx. 3 miles. Bear Right onto Eastway Drive. Follow Eastway to next Traffic Light. Turn Left onto Shamrock Drive. Follow Shamrock for .5 miles, CMH on Right. From I-85 N Take Exit 41 make a Right onto Sugar Creek Road. Follow Sugar Creek Road for approx. 3 miles. Bear Right onto Eastway Drive. Follow Eastway to next Traffic Light. Turn Left onto Shamrock Drive. Follow Shamrock for .5 miles, CMH on Right. From I-85 S Take Exit 45A onto Harris Blvd. East. Follow Harris Blvd. to Sharon Amity Road. Turn Right on Sharon Amity Road. Follow Sharon Amity for approx. for 1 mile. Turn Right onto Shamrock Drive. Follow Shamrock for approx. 1.3 miles. CMH on left. From most South Charlotte locations Take Sharon Amity across Independence Blvd. Stay on Sharon Amity across Central Ave. Follow Sharon Amity to Shamrock Drive. Turn Left onto Shamrock. Follow Shamrock for approx. 1.3 miles. CMH on left.