Voices & Votes: Democracy in Action Exhibit

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The Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street exhibit “Voices and Votes” is now on display at the Kennard African American Cultural Heritage Center through July 24th.

When American revolutionaries waged a war for independence they took a leap of faith that sent ripple effects across generations. They embraced a radical idea of establishing a government that entrusted the power of the nation not in a monarchy, but in its citizens. That great leap sparked questions that continue to impact Americans: who has the right to vote, what are the freedoms and responsibilities of citizens, and whose voices will be heard?

Voices and Votes is based on a major exhibition currently on display at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. This Museum on Main Street adaptation will have many of the same dynamic features: historical and contemporary photos; educational and archival video; engaging multimedia interactives with short games and additional footage, photos, and information; and historical objects like campaign souvenirs, voter memorabilia, and protest material.

The exhibit opens to the public on June 12th in conjunction with the Kennard Alumni Associations “Juneteenth” Celebration!

Days & Times:

  • Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 3pm to 7pm 
  • Saturdays & Sundays: 10am to 2pm 

This is a FREE exhibit. Make your reservation here!

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