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Gallery + Theatre Program: STL Civil Rights Legacy

Dates Available: Thursdays and Fridays, from June 8 through August 4

Start Times Offered: 10am, 11am

Program Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes

Ages: 8–18

Group Size: 10–36 children

Gallery Visited:   #1 in Civil Rights: The African American Freedom Struggle in St. Louis

Chaperone Requirement: 1 adult chaperone per 8 children

Price: Free

This landmark exhibition examines St. Louis's rich and longstanding civil rights history. From the first civil rights demonstration in the country on the steps of the Old Courthouse, to the freedom suit of Dred and Harriet Scott, to the modern Black Lives Matter movement, students will investigate the roots and legacy of civil rights in St. Louis.

More details to come about stops in the gallery!

Theatre Performance: BAG Then; BAG Now
From 1968 to 1972, a group of local African American musicians, artists, actors, and poets worked together in BAG—the Black Artists Group—to showcase their talents, teach area youth, and encourage black pride. This 35-minute play follows BAG's journey and highlights the artistic talents of the Teens Make History Players in the spirit of BAG's legacy. A 10-minute Q&A session will follow.

Note that portions of the activities may be cut out if your group arrives late.

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