George Washington Carver – Thursday 3/20
This event is a part of the African American Museum of Iowa’s year-long project, Iowa Roots, Global Impact: The Life and Legacy of George Washington Carver. This project includes a major exhibition at the African American Museum of Iowa, traveling exhibits, programs, and more.
The program is sponsored locally by John Deere. Iowa Roots, Global Impact project sponsors include the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust, State Historical Society, Inc., Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities, General Mills, Silos and Smokestacks National Heritage Area, Pioneer, and many more.
This program is free and open to the public. For more information about the African American Museum of Iowa and their programs, visit http://www.blackiowa.orgor call 319-862-2101.Dr. Carlie Tartakov, Professor Emerita at Iowa State University, examines current issues in multicultural education through the lens of Carver’s experience, in her lecture, “George Washington Carver and Multicultural Education.” The lecture, originally planned for February and cancelled due to a large snowstorm, has been rescheduled to be held at the Davenport Public Library, Main Street location (321 Main Street) on Thursday, March 20, at 6:30 p.m.