Smithsonian Institution presents: Crossroads - Change in Rural America
May 14, 2022 - Jun 25, 2022

Boley Community Center
Boley, OK 74829

Smithsonian Institution presents: Crossroads - Change in Rural America
May 14, 2022 - Jun 25, 2022

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Boley Community Center
Boley, OK 74829

Add the Smithsonian Institution's traveling exhibit "Crossroads: Change in Rural America" to your must-see list this May and June. Presented at the Boley Community Center, this collaboration between the Smithsonian and Oklahoma Humanities will feature discussions centered around the crossroads of rural towns.

Topics will include "Rural Identity" by Henrietta Hicks, "Community" during Screen on the Green showings at the Community Garden, "Land" by Sache Primeeaux-Shaw/BWB, "Perseverance" by Vanessa Adams Harris and "Managing Change" by Senator George Young. Coinciding with the exhibit are the opening ceremony, a parade, the annual Boley rodeo, a gospel concert and the 13 Historic Black Towns Festival. Come consider your own crossroads story and learn how small towns continue to focus on new opportunities for economic growth and development at these educational events.

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Amenities

Hours

May 14
Opening Ceremony: 10am

May 21
Rural Identity: 2pm

May 26-June 2
Community: Dusk

May 28
Parade: 3pm
Rodeo: 7:30pm

May 29
Soul Food: 11am-6pm
Gospel Explosion: 5pm

June 4
Land: 2-4pm

June 11
Perseverance: 2pm

June 18
Managing Change: 2pm

June 25
Closing Ceremony: 2pm
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