Solidarity Now! 1968 Poor People's Campaign explores one of the most important grassroots movements of the civil rights era: the Poor People’s Campaign of 1968. The exhibition investigates the factors that made this movement a success: the ideas, the emotions, the people, and the place—Resurrection City. Through a moving combination of photographs, objects, video, and oral histories, it explores the significance and impact of this campaign that drew thousands of people to develop a protest community on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to call the nation's attention to the crippling effects of poverty for millions of Americans.
Solidarity Now! 1968 Poor People's Campaign is organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service in collaboration with the National Museum of African American History and Culture. It is supported by the CVS Health Foundation, a private foundation created by CVS Health to help people live healthier lives.
Hours & Admissions
Tuesday–Saturday, 9AM–5 PM
Sunday, 11AM–5 PM
GENERAL ADMISSION—includes the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, Museum of Mississippi History, and all special exhibits.
Youth (ages 4–22): $8
Senior (ages 60+) or military: $13
Children under 3 years: FREE
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