Welcome to the WITHERS COLLECTION Museum & Gallery
Ernest C. Withers was, in his own words, a news photographer, recording events that were taking place. Momentous events were occurring and he recoreded them for newspapers and magazines across the country. In is honor the Withers Museum and Gallery was established to share his wealth of works with the world. Located on world-famous Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee. The Collection houses over one million images that cover Civil Rights, Memphis Music, Negro Baseball Leagues, Beale Street, Memphis History & Politics plus African-American Social Life.
Rosalind Withers is currently the President and Board Chairman of Withers Collection Museum and Gallery, a 501(c) organization in Memphis, Tennessee. Additionally, she is the Executor of the Ernest C. Withers Trust, the holder of the photographs, images, and personal effects of her renowned father Ernest C. Withers, the photographer known for his chronicling inpictures of the Modern American Civil Rights Movement. She manages and procures one of the largest photo collections amassed by a single individual. She is responsible for daily operations of the Withers photographic Art Museum and Gallery.
WITHERS COLLECTION - Preserve His Legacy...
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NOVEMBER 11–December 11 ONLY
The NEW WITHERS COLLECTION Museum & Gallery
Beale Street Expansion of Withers Collection Museum & Gallery
The Withers Collection Museum & Gallery has announced plans to expand the facility located
on Beale Street between 3rd and.....
- November 11, 2013
- We have offically launched our kickstarter campaign, see details below!
- December 2012
- Robert F. Katz, a Peabody Award winning producer has began production on a full length documentary film on...
- January 2013
- Over 40 historical photographic works by the late Dr. Ernest C. Withers willbe
featured at Memphis Exhibition Berlin...
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