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Men of Change

Power. Triumph. Truth.
  • Dates:
    Dec 21 - Mar 15 2020
  • Ages:
    All ages
  • Where:
    Washington Sate History Museum, fifth floor
  • Tickets:

    Purchase museum admission tickets online or at the museum.

  • Accessibility:

    Mobility accessible, wheelchairs available at admissions, elevators in building.

This past exhibition was on view from December 21, 2019 to March 15, 2020.

In this new Smithsonian traveling exhibition, visitors will be immersed in the narrative of our nation through the stories of revolutionary, iconic African American men.

Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth. presents the history of more than two dozen known and unknown leaders, past and present, illuminating their change-making contributions through bold, contemporary visual art, quotes, poetry, photographs and vibrant stories. The exhibition highlights men such as Muhammad Ali, James Baldwin, Ta-Nehisi Coates, W.E.B. Du Bois, Kendrick Lamar and others whose journeys altered the history and culture of our country through politics, sports, science, entertainment, business, religion and more.

Created by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), Men of Change is made possible through the support of Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services. Local exhibition support is generously provided by Alaska Airlines and The Norcliffe Foundation.Men of Change sponsors