Andrew Feiler's newest book of photography, A Better Life for Their Children: Julius Rosenwald, Booker T. Washington, and the 4,978 Schools that Changed America, has just been published by the University of Georgia Press.
Left Bank Books, St. Louis, MO, May 4, 5:30 PM CT
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, Asheville, NC, May 5, 1:00 PM ET
National Building Museum, Washington, DC, May 11, 6:30 PM ET
Southeast Center for Photography, Greenville, SC, May 15, 2:00 PM ET
Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, May 16, 5:30 PM ET
Selected media for A Better Life for Their Children:
Wall Street Journal, The 4,978 Schools that Changed America, 2021
Smithsonian, Inside the Rosenwald Schools, 2021
Architect, The Architecture of Rosenwald Schools, 2021
Georgia Public Broadcasting, Political Rewind, Interview, 2021
The traveling exhibition of A Better Life for Their Children will premiere at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta. It will be on view May 22, 2021 through December 12, 2021.
Work from A Better Life for Their Children is a semifinalist in the National Portrait Gallery's triennial Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. The competition is ongoing.
Andrew Feiler has joined the Advisory Council of the campaign to create the Julius Rosenwald & Rosenwald Schools National Historical Park. Soon to be the first national park to honor a Jewish American.
A Better Life for Their Children was named a Photolucida Critical Mass Top 50 portfolio for 2020.
A Better Life for Their Children was selected to be part of Photoville's international outdoor exhibition The Fence traveling to eleven cities in the United States and Canada, 2020-2021.
A Better Life for Their Children was part of the Currents2020 exhibition at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans.
Composer Doug Hooker crafted a symphonic suite inspired by an earlier body of Andrew Feiler's photography. The world premiere of the musical composition Without Regard to Sex, Race, or Color was held at the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis in 2019. This work was the first movement of an eventual full symphony about the role of education in the rise of the African American community. Hooker has now completed the remaining two movements to create a full symphony. The second movement is about the Rosenwald schools collaboration. The full symphony will premiere in Atlanta in 2021.