The Continual Struggle: The American Freedom Movement and the Seeds of Social Change by artist Brian Washington, on view at The George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas

Date/Time

January 17, 2022 to March 27, 2022

Location

George W. Bush Presidential Center View map
2943 SMU Boulevard,
Dallas, TX, 75205

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Description

Making its debut on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 17, the George W. Bush Presidential Center hosts the 25-piece exhibit The Continual Struggle: The American Freedom Movement and the Seeds of Social Change by artist Brian Washington. On view in Freedom Hall at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. The exhibit is made possible by the generous support of presenting sponsor, The Boeing Company.

The collection—13 years in the making—documents all phases of the civil rights movement, a pivotal time in America’s ongoing fight to eliminate segregation and other forms of race-based disenfranchisement. The exhibit uses visual art as a way of educating, storytelling, powerfully recalling an era of protests against injustice and inequality.

Brian Washington is a world-class, self-taught artist whose work mostly reflects our Nation’s struggle for equality and racial reconciliation. He’s also an award-winning attorney, arts advocate, and intellectual.

To visit, schedule your timed visit here.  Admission to The Continual Struggle is free to the public on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 17, 2022. After January 17, admission is included with the purchase of a ticket to visit the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum’s permanent exhibit on the 43rd President of the United States, which includes steel from the World Trade Center and a full-scale replica of the Oval Office. 

The Bush Center is home to the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, which is operated by the National Archives and Records Administration, and the George W. Bush Institute, the nonpartisan, public policy arm of the Bush Center. The Bush Center is located on the campus of SMU in Dallas, Texas, and also includes a 15-acre park, a full-service restaurant, Café 43, and a museum store.