[Atlanta Georgia May 17 2022]— The Carlos Museum is offering free admission on June 19 in honor of Juneteenth July 17 and August 21. Members of the public may visit free of charge. Free admission to the museum allows visitors to experience the permanent collection galleries as well as the special exhibition Indigo Prayers: A Creation Story. Indigo Prayers: A Creation Story is a collection of work from local Atlanta artist Charmaine Minniefield inspired by her time searching for her grandmother's ancestral lines in the Gambia West Africa. Indigo Prayers will be on view at the Carlos now through September 11. Masks are optional in the museum in accordance with Emory University's current Visitor Policy. Due to increased risk unvaccinated persons should wear masks.
About the Michael C. Carlos Museum: Set in the heart of Emory’s campus the Michael C. Carlos Museum is a dynamic interdisciplinary center for study of art and culture with collections from Africa; ancient Egypt; Nubia and the Near East; ancient Greece and Rome; the Indigenous Americas; and South Asia; as well as American and European Works on Paper. Through our permanent collection galleries engaging special exhibitions and innovative programs for audiences of all ages the Carlos Museum connects the past with present and the campus with the community. The Michael C. Carlos Museum is open Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m.– 5 p.m.; Sunday: noon–5 p.m. For more information visit carlos.emory.edu/visit call 404.727.4282 or follow @CarlosMuseum on social media. carlos.emory.edu
Michael C. Carlos Museum, 571 South Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, United States