Beck Cultural Exchange Center Knoxville, Tennessee
Beck Cultural Exchange CenterKnoxville, Tennessee

EVENTS AT BECK

BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS

BLACK FAMILY PHOTO EXHIBITION

Submit Your Family Photo To Be A Part Of The Black Family Exhibition

 

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2017 to BECKFAMILY@BECKCENTER.NET 
 
This year marks the 40-year anniversary of Alex Haley’s American Classic, Roots, a story that sparked an extraordinary dialogue about slavery and ignited a new interest in GENEALOGY.  
As we celebrate this 40-year milestone we celebrate the Black Family.
 
In honor of Black History Month and in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Roots, Beck announces its Black Family Photo Exhibition.


Participants are asked to submit a family photo for a Special Feature Exhibition that will be completed during the

2017 Dogwood Arts Festival.
Alan Jones, an accomplished artist who paints under the pseudonym “Theophilus,” has been commissioned to lead this premier Art Exhibition in partnership with Beck and the Dogwood Arts Festival. 
The Beck Family Photos submitted will be incorporated into the exhibit.

 
Please submit your Black Family Photo electronically no later than

February 28, 2017 to BeckFamily@BeckCenter.net.
 

In addition to photos being used in the Black Family Exhibition, photos will also become a permanent part of the Beck Archives.  Participants are asked to submit along with their photo: the names of all family members as they apper in the photo, information on the year the photo was taken, and any additional information for the Beck Archives. 

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ANNUAL HOLIDAY CHRISTMAS PARTY

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 | 5pm-8pm

The Board and Staff of the Beck Cultural Exchange Center invite you and a guest to join us for our Annual Holiday Celebration on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 beginning at 5pm.

 

Featuring Live Music by Evelyn Jack & The Band

 

Holiday Carols Accompanied by David Turk  

 

Featuring DJ MC Reggie Jenkins of RJ’s Groovz at the Turntable

 

Let’s Celebrate The Holiday With Good Friends And Good Cheer!

 

Wednesday

December 21, 2016 

5PM – 8PM 

 

(Special Remarks At 5:30pm)

Please RSVP Your Intentions

You May Complete the RSVP Below or

 Call (865) 524-8461 Or

Email BeckEvent@Beckcenter.Net 

 

Overflow Parking at Mount Calvary Baptist Church

(1807 Dandridge Ave) with Shuttle Services Provided

Where to find us

Beck Cultural Exchange Center
1927 Dandridge Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37915
 
Phone:865.524.8461

Email: beckcenter@beckcenter.net

 

Or use our Contact Form.

Museum Hours

Our museum is open during the following hours:

Tuesday - Saturday

10:00AM - 6:00PM

In the event of inclement weather we operate on the Knox County School Schedule.  Please See knoxschools.org.
Admission: FREE
Parking: FREE

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