MLK in Los Angeles

Thursday, February 2

More dates through March 15, 2023

USC Fisher Museum of Art (HAR)
823 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90089

This USC Fisher Museum of Art exhibit focuses on King’s  visits to Los Angeles in the 1950s and '60s and to USC in 1967. You'll experience several never-before-seen historic images, audio and video recordings at this one-of-a-kind exhibition running from January 13 to March 15.

MLK in Los Angeles reveals how important Dr. King’s work on the West Coast was during the civil rights movement.

The exhibition was organized by the USC Center for Black Culture and Student Affairs, the USC President’s Office, and the USC Fisher Museum of Art.

The exhibition was curated by students Endiya Griffin, B.A. Visual Anthropology, Kymia Freeman, B.A. Public Relations, and Sasha Lawrence, B.A. Psychology. Designed by Nicolette Peji out of the USC Roski School of Art and Design. These student leaders aim to honor the impact and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. as a civil rights leader in Los Angeles and beyond.

Event Type

Arts, Exhibit


Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff, Neighbors


University Park Campus


Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs, Fisher Museum of Art
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