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July 2018

Dr. Lonnie G. Bunch III, Founding Director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) to speak at the Strand Theatre

July 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Strand Theatre, 345 Main St.
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) invites the public to its 2018 Distinguished Lecture presented by Dr. Lonnie G. Bunch III, Founding Director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) on Tuesday, July 24, 5:30pm, at The Strand Theatre, 345 Main Street, Rockland, Maine.  Tickets are $15 CMCA Members, $20 Non-members and are available for purchase online at or by calling 207-701-5005. A reception will immediately follow that talk at CMCA, adjacent to The Strand Theatre at 21 Winter Street. One of the most esteemed historians and museum directors of our time, Dr. Bunch will speak on “The Challenge of Building a National Museum.” Established in 2003 by an Act of Congress, the National Museum of African American History and Culture opened to the public on September 24, 2016. Located on the National Mall in a stunning contemporary building designed by architect David Adjaye and his team, the NMAAHC encapsulates the…

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