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Film Screening: “Mr. Dial Has Something to Say”

January 1, 1970 - January 1, 1970

Join us in the Main Gallery for a special film screening of Mr. Dial Has Something to Say.

The documentary film Mr. Dial Has Something to Say investigates the problem of classism and racism in the elite American art world. By following the dramatic, disturbing story of Thornton Dial, a 79-year-old American-African artist from Alabama’s Black Belt.

The film screening is free and no registration is required. Limited seating will be available for guests to enjoy the film.

Learn more about I, Too, Am Thornton Dial, on view January 20 – March 25, 2023

Questions? Call 334.794.3871 or email info@wiregrassmuseum.org


Featured Above: IMAGE CREDIT//Jerry Siegel / Thornton Dial, McCalla, Alabama, 2007 / Archival inkjet print / Courtesy of the artist / ©️ Jerry Siegel