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Come and talk to the Kinseys' at Mississippi State

Benard, Shirley, and Khalil Kinsey, Source: Mississippi State University Benard, Shirley, and Khalil Kinsey, Source: Mississippi State University
STARKVILLE, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Owners of one of the world's largest private collections of African-American art, artifacts, documents and manuscripts will return to Mississippi State on June 11 for a presentation.

"A Conversation with the Kinseys" will begin at 7 p.m. in the third-floor John Grisham Room.

Sid Salter, MSU's chief communications officer, will serve as moderator for the presentation.

The Kinsey Collection owners Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, accompanied by their son Khalil, will provide insight into their years of collecting and philanthropy.

The Kinseys will also discuss the significance of objects on display through June 20 in MSU's "African American Treasures" from The Kinsey Collection.

More than 2,300 people have viewed the MSU exhibition, which also has been featured at world-renowned locales including Walt Disney World and Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

The collection is made possible by Visit Mississippi, Greater Starkville Development Partnership, Mississippi Humanities Council and National Endowment for the Humanities, in addition to MSU Libraries and African American Studies.

Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in the exhibit do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the Mississippi Humanities Council.

Visit lib.msstate.edu/kinsey/ to learn more about The Kinsey Collection at MSU.

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