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Crafting Civil (War) Conversations

Exhibit Details

2/2 - 5/30

McKissick Museum

816 Bull Street, Columbia, SC 29208

(803) 777-7251

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Crafting Civil (War) Conversations commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War’s end with a juried exhibition of contemporary art that imagines a scene of reconciliation. Traditional craft-based media artists were invited to give visual and sculptural form to a scene of reconciliation between formally enslaved peoples and former enslavers. The exhibit asks: What’s at stake in how we choose to commemorate the Civil War?

On Thursday, Feb. 12 McKissick Museum will hold an Opening Reception with a performance by Wideman/Davis Dance, whose co-artistic directors Tanya Wideman-Davis and Thaddeus Davis are engaging the subject of the Confederate flag in SC.