AMSET will be installing the Great Wall of Fame, to be FREE and open to the public at 6:00 p.m., January 23, 2015. The wall will honor African Americans who have made a positive impact on the lives of Southeast Texans and/or people who have made a positive difference in the lives of African Americans living in our community. The Great Wall of Fame opening will coincide with the Harvey Johnson: Triple Middle Passage opening reception, to be held at AMSET on Friday, January 23 from 6 - 8 p.m.
The public is invited to become a part of this celebration by participating in the Great Wall of Fame simply by making a contribution of $50 per person, $75 per couple or $100 per Great Wall of Fame will be located in the West Hall Gallery, visible in the museum’s main foyer. Honorees, if living (memorial tributes are also welcome), will receive an invitation to the Harvey Johnson: A Triple Middle Passage opening reception and gallery talk by Harvey Johnson from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 23, and all related programming.
Gifts must be received by January 19th to be included on the Great Wall of Fame on opening night. Honors will continue to be accepted through the end of March. The Great Wall of Fame will remain on view through April 12, 2015.
Great Wall of Fame
is FREE and open to the public.
Contribution levels are as follows:
$50.00 per person
$75.00 per couple
$100.00 per family
Donations will help fund the Harvey Johnson exhibition and related educational programming. For more information, please call (409) 832-3432.