February 24, 2021 - March 31, 2021

Climbing to the Mountain Top

Pocket Exhibition in Honor of Black History Month

February 24th – March 31st, 2021

Featuring the Photography of Carrie Mae Weems, Eli Reed, Gordon Parks, Ernest C. Withers, and James M. Carrington


The International Photography Hall of Fame, in collaboration with The Griot Museum of Black History and the Missouri Historical Society, presents the new exhibition Climbing to the Mountain Top celebrating works from five groundbreaking African American photographers.


Image: Ernest C. Withers, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Rev. Ralph Abernathy on first desegregated bus ride. Montgomery, Alabama, 1956