Rosa Parks, black and white photo by brian lankerMAM permanent collection
Category : MulvaneExhibits
Date: Fri 02/14/20 10:00AM - Fri 12/25/20 5:00PM
Location: 2nd Level North and South Gallery The exhibition features a collection of 75 black and white photographs by Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Brian Lanker accompanied by compelling interviews conducted by Lanker when the photos were taken. Lanker earned the Pulitzer Prize for his seminal work on child birth which he conducted while working at the Topeka Capital-Journal.  I Dream a World: Portraits of Black Women Who Changed America is a profound look at some of the most historically and socially influential women of the 20th century. The project includes Maya Angelou, Rosa Parks, Althea Gibson, Lena Horne, Ruby Dee, Coretta Scott King, Oprah Winfrey and Septima Poinsette Clark to name a few. The Mulvane Art Museum acquired the collection, with the help of many benefactors, and will unveil the achievements of Lanker and in so doing acknowledge the potent words and deeds of his subjects. (Photo by Brian Lanker, Rosa Parks, 1987, Mulvane Art Museum permanent collection)
Below: Photograph (detail) by Brian Lanker, Ruby Dee, 1986, Mulvane Art Museum permanent collection
Washburn Tech logo
Washburn Law Logo

Washburn University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Michelle Godinet, Title IX Equal Opportunity Director, Washburn University, 1700 SW College Ave, Topeka, Kansas 66621, 785.670.1509,

Kansas Degree Stats
back to top button