December 16, 2011
Groundbreaking RACE Exhibit Comes to Columbus: Private Showing for Members
The Columbus Bar and the Managing Partners Diversity Initiative are teaming up to offer Bar members a unique opportunity to commemorate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and be among the first in Columbus to tour the nationally acclaimed exhibit, RACE: Are We So Different? The Bar will host its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration with an evening at COSI, January 31 from 4:00-7:00pm. The event will include a panel discussion on the changing landscape of the legal community, followed by a private viewing of the RACE exhibit.
The COSI event will take the place of the Bar’s traditional King Luncheon, beginning at 4:00pm with a one-hour “Generational Conversation” featuring attorneys Melinda Molina, Carl Smallwood and Ben Espy. The panel will be moderated by members of the John Mercer Langston and Asian Pacific American Bar Associations. At 5:00pm attendees will be able to enjoy a variety of hors d’oeuvres and beverages, as well as a private viewing of the RACE exhibit.
Looking through the lens of history, science and personal experience, the RACE exhibit explores differences among people and explains the realities of race. Told through interactive exhibit components, historical artifacts, iconic objects, compelling photographs, and multimedia presentations RACE offer visitors a revealing look at this important subject. While the exhibit will be at COSI from January 28-May 6, the Bar event on January 31 is closed to the general public and will allow Bar members and guests to tour the exhibit in a relaxed setting.
Tickets to the Celebration are $25 per person or $200 for a block of 10. Each event ticket includes parking, entrance to COSI and a private screening of the RACE exhibit, hors d’oeuvres, drink tickets, entrance to the “Generational Conversation” panel discussion.
To reserve tickets, contact Donna Sweet at 614/221.4112 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Reservation deadline is Thursday, January 26.