LOVING DAY is when we come together as a community to celebrate the legacy of RICHARD & MILDRED LOVING - the interracial couple whose 1967 landmark civil rights lawsuit, “Loving
LOVING DAY is when we come together as a community to celebrate the legacy of RICHARD & MILDRED LOVING – the interracial couple whose 1967 landmark civil rights lawsuit, “Loving v. Virginia” ended all race-based legal restrictions on marriage in the United States. Please join us on Loving Day for an ice cream social and the opening of MIXED MESSAGES.5 – our annual group art exhibition about race, racism and the multiracial experience.
Featured artists: Bottletree, Charles Anderson, Christine “CFreedom” Brown, Sean Clark, Martin M. Elissetche, Juan Logan, Abigail Lucien, Daniela Ortiz, Christopher Porche West, Rosalie Smith and Taryn Wells.
From 4:00pm to 7:00pm we’ll have ice cream and non-dairy frozen treats (while they last), kids activities, family photos and more!
The MM.5 gallery opening is from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Admission is Free. Please spread the word!
Hosted by the New Orleans Loving Festival in collaboration with Press Street’s Antenna Gallery.
GALLERY HOURS: Tuesday – Sunday from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
MIXED MESSAGES will be on view June 12th through July 6th. For more information visit www.lovingfestival.org, www.press-street.org or www.lovingday.org.
Special Thanks to Cox Communications, Characters Unite and Southern Eagle Sales & Service.
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Photo – “AKOBEN: Got My Brother’s Back” by Christine “CFreedom” Brown
(Friday) 4:00 pm
3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117