1968: A FOLSOM REDEMPTION
TRAVELING EXHIBIT FROM EXHIBITSUSA, MID-AMERICA ARTS ALLIANCE
Dates: June 26 – August 6, 2020
Closing Reception: July 31, 2020 - Friday
Time: 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Museum Gallery, 401 S. Balsam
Opening Reception Speaker: Humanities Washington Speaker, From Crime to the Classroom: How Education Changes Lives with Omari Amili at 6:00 p.m.
Featured Artwork: Featured Image: Dan Poush, Before the First Performance; Blowing Smoke Rings, January 13, 1968; digital scan from original negative, 20 x 13 3/8 inches; Courtesy of the John R. Cash Revocable Trust, photographed by Dan Poush.
For the first time ever, this travelling road show collection of thirty-one photos features a wide range of intimate photos with friends and family to a backstage meeting with country music legend Merle Haggard with the Man in Black. This exhibition highlights Cash’s golden era from the January 1968 Folsom prison album recording to a March 1, 1969 concert in Anaheim, California when he was getting ready to launch his network television show. 1968: A Folsom Redemption is organized by ExhibitsUSA, a program of Mid-America Arts Alliance.