The CSUDH Gerth Archives and Special Collections is proud to present “Will the Circle Be Unbroken: The Sacred Music of the African American Diaspora.” This new exhibit is an exploration of African American sacred music and musicians from the Los Angeles area and their impact on both sacred and secular culture. The exhibit will include photographs, posters, programs, documents, music, and more from the Georgia and Nolan Payton Archive of Sacred Music and the African Diaspora Sacred Music and Musicians Archive.
The Grand Opening reception will take place on Thursday, February 20, from 4:30-6:30 pm. The event will include speakers, a performance by the Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers, and a celebration of donor and honoree Dr. Albert McNeil’s 100th birthday.
The closest parking lot to the gallery is Lot 6. Be sure to buy a parking permit and place it in your windshield before heading to the library. Parking permit dispensing machines are located in the lot. Daily parking permits cost $9.00. Dispensers will accept currency, coins, and credit/debit cards.
The map shows two routes to get from Lot 6 to the gallery. From the north entrance to Lot 6, you can cross the sculpture garden, make a right at the stairs and continue past LaCorte Hall to the loading zone. From there you will see the Library Cultural Arts Center on the first floor of the library. From the south entrance of Lot 6, you can follow the path that runs alongside LaCorte Hall. Library Cultural Arts Center on the first floor of the library.