published Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Daughter offers talk on Withers exhibit - Feb. 17

The Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E. M.L. King Blvd., will welcome Rosalind Withers for a gallery talk at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17. Withers is the daughter of Ernest C. Withers, right, whose civil-rights photography, "Pictures Tell the Story," is on display in the galleries through Saturday, March 1. Withers will talk about her father's legacy and the process of preserving, promoting and categorizing the more than 1 million images he took during his career. Admission to her program is free. Regular admission to the center is $7 adults, $5 seniors and students, $3 children 6-12. Regular hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 423-266-8658 or visit

*Note: Originally scheduled for February 11, this event has been postponed and rescheduled due to inclement weather.

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