Legends of the Arts: A Black History Month Exhibit Museums in Motion

February 6 - March 6

Join the Arts Council of Princeton and Museums in Motion as we pay tribute to “Legends of the Arts” during Black History Month 2021.

 

Take a stroll through decades of culture and excellence related to some of the most notable individuals in American history. Legendary figures such as poet and author Langston Hughes, actor and singer Paul Robeson, and the timeless, regal Motown singing sensations known as The Supremes will be featured, to name just a few. View riveting photographs of Lena Horne, the first black woman signed to a long-term Hollywood movie contract known for her stunning beauty and effortless grace.

 

We encourage and invite all ages to view this display as we recognize the impact and influence of African-American culture throughout history.

 

ABOUT MUSEUMS IN MOTION

Kayren Carter Mjumbe is the President and Senior Curator for Museums in Motion, a traveling African American history museum. The organization was founded in 2016 and is based in beautiful Princeton, New Jersey. Its mission is to educate the country on the achievements of legendary and unknown African Americans and culture. The enlightening and powerful exhibit has traveled to school districts and events in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, and Alabama. Kayren’s vision for the near future is to produce and host a series of cultural television programs highlighting the most captivating African American museums and historical sites in the United States. For more information please visit museumsinmotion.org.  

More Exhibitions

UNTITLED 2017 (FEAR EATS THE SOUL) (WHITE FLAG)

On display from the roof of the Arts Council of Princeton’s Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton

Neighborhood Portrait

The Neighborhood Portrait Quilt is part of a permanent exhibition that tells a story of important leaders and residents.

Donor Wheel

More than 2,000 donors are acknowledged in this one-of-a-kind sculpture by Joshua Kirsch