An Evening of Freedom Songs


Hosted by MFAH and HoustonPBS, "An Evening of Freedom Songs" with Heritage of Zion Quartet led by Jason Oby, professor of music and voice at Texas Southern University, includes highlights from the documentary Freedom Riders and songs featured in the film. The full documentary will be shown on May 16 at 8 p.m. on Channel 8.

A discussion follows about music as a source of motivation and celebration throughout the Civil Rights Movement. Admission is free. RSVP is required.

This program is presented in partnership with the yearlong community initiative, Freedom Now: Houston Retraces the Civil Rights Movement.



MFAH Brown Auditorium Theater
1001 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005


Admission is free
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