Two Mississippi Museums | 222 North Street, Jackson, Mississippi, 39201
- Date(s): Fri, Jul 2
- Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1506934926314232?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22surface%22%3A%22page%22%7D]%7D
In honor of civil rights icon Medgar Evers’s birthday, admission to the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and Museum of Mississippi History will be free on Friday, July 2. Admission will include the special exhibit, I AM A MAN: Civil Rights Photographs in the American South, 1960–1970. Museum staff will highlight Evers’s life and legacy through guided tours at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Face masks and social distancing guidelines are required.
“Medgar Evers was an American hero, whose strength and tenacity is unequaled,” said Pamela D.C. Junior, director of the Two Mississippi Museums. “In honor of the day that he was born, July 2, 1925, the Two Mississippi Museums will offer free admission to our visitors to read and to learn more about this great man who wanted freedom for all.”