|Countdown to Eternity (Ongoing Event)|
Event Type: Art Exhibit and Gallery Opening|
Age Group(s): Families
Date: 6/15/2022 - 7/30/2022
a Tribute to Dr. Marin Luther King called COUNTDOWN TO ETERNITY documenting the last year of Dr. Kingís life. The photographer, Benedict J. Fernandez has captured some of the most iconic images of the 1960ís and beyond. While photographing a civil rights march in Central Park in 1967, Benedict met Dr. Martin Luther King and eventually became the only photographer allowed to photograph King at home, capturing intimate moments with his wife and children. A distinguished educator, in the 1970ís he established the Photography Departments at the New School and Parsons School of Design, created the Leica Medal of Excellence. He also received numerous awards including Guggenheim and Fulbright Fellowships and has published a number of books. This exhibit has travelled around the world including Europe, Moscow, and 27 countries in Africa and is in the collection of the Smithsonian, The Museum of the City of New York and has been shown in Universities and Galleries around the country. The exhibit will be on view June 13 through June 24 in the Gallery. This is exhibit is sponsored by the the City of White Plains Juneteenth Committee, the White Plains/Greenburgh NAACP and the White Plains Democratic Committee.
Contact: Kathleen Degyansky
Contact Number: 914-422-1488