Upon the opening of the exhibit, guests are invited to participate in a cross-cultural experience. While Without Sanctuary actually opens Saturday, September 29th, Levine Museum of the New South will hold an opening reception on Tuesday October 2nd. Visitors may enjoy interpretive music, dance, and theatrical offerings courtesy of Charlotte’s artistic community. Along with these performances, scholars educated in the history of lynching will be present to provide insight into this touchy subject.
The NAACP’s definition of lynching is as follows: