Photographing History: A Talk with Cecil Williams

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Wednesday, November 15th 2023 - Thursday, November 16th 2023
6:00 P.M.
All Ages

Renowned photographer, publisher, and author Cecil J. Williams, acclaimed for documenting the pivotal moments of the civil rights movement in 1950s South Carolina, will virtually take the stage for a talk on his powerful photography.

Mr. Williams will delve into his experiences, offering a firsthand account of the civil rights movement and sharing poignant stories behind his iconic photographs. Additionally, he will provide a rare glimpse into his personal relationship with the iconic figures John F. and Jacqueline Kennedy.

In conjunction with this event, guests will also have the chance to explore the JFK photography exhibit by the esteemed photographer Jacques Lowe. This exhibit further enhances the experience, offering a comprehensive visual journey that complements the narratives shared by Cecil J. Williams. Guests can expect to gain profound insights into the events that shaped a nation and the personal connections that fueled Mr. Williams' passion for photography.

Don't miss this opportunity to be part of an evening that blends the artistry of photography with the depth of historical storytelling.

This event is free and open to the public, doors will open at 5:30 P.M.

About Cecil J. Williams:
Cecil J. Williams is a distinguished American photographer, publisher, and author known for his impactful documentation of the civil rights movement in South Carolina during the 1950s. His work has left an indelible mark on the history of photography, capturing the spirit and struggle of a transformative era.

About Jacques Lowe's JFK Photography Exhibit:
In conjunction with Cecil J. Williams' talk, guests will have the opportunity to explore the JFK photography exhibit by renowned photographer Jacques Lowe. This exhibit offers a visual journey into the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy, providing a complementary perspective to the historical narratives shared during the talk.