Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Museum exhibit features life, works of César Chávez

John E. Conner Museum - 04/14/12 - 04/14/12

Contact: Julie Navejar
julie.navejar@tamuk.edu or 361-593-2590

The John E. Conner Museum at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will honor César Chávez with the Humanities Texas traveling exhibit In His Own Words: The Life and Work of César Chávez. The exhibit will open Saturday, March 3, and run through Saturday, April 14.

 The exhibit features 38 photographs paired with excerpts from his speeches, interviews and writings. The exhibit documents the full course of Chávez’s career and examines the life experiences and philosophical influences that drove him to dedicate himself to improving the lives of American farm workers.

The Pre-Law Society student organization also will honor Chávez during his birthday month with the annual César Chávez March at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 28.

The Conner Museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. It also is closed all university holidays. Admission to the museum and the exhibit is free, but donations are accepted.

For more information, call 361-593-2810.

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