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“Danny Lyon: Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement” Photography Exhibit

A giant of post-War documentary photography and film, Danny Lyon helped define a mode of photojournalism in which the picture-maker is deeply and personally embedded in his subject matter. Lyon began his photographic career in the early 1960s as the first staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), which already had a reputation as one of the most committed and confrontational groups fighting for civil rights. His photographs captured one of the most inspiring periods in American history. Exhibition organized by art2art Circulating Exhibitions.

Gallery hours are 5-8 p.m. Wednesday; 1-4:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; and by appointment for groups. Contact the gallery at 717-867-6445 or gallery@lvc.edu to arrange a private gallery talk for your school or organization.

Image: Danny Lyon, “John Lewis in Nashville,” 1963, 16 x 20 inches framed, (c) Danny Lyon/ Courtesy Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ.


January 24 @ 1:00 pm
March 22 @ 5:00 pm