MotorCities National Heritage Area

Driving Through the Jim Crow Era

Additional Info

  • Event Title: Driving Through the Jim Crow Era
  • Event Date(s): Sunday, February 2, 2020 3 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Event Location: Gilmore Car Museum, Hickory Corners
  • Event Description: Presenters are historian John Burton and musician Robin Nott. Nott has been a Fine Arts educator for over 42 years, teaching and directing theatre in public school, community theatre, and university theatre settings. He holds a Master's degree in Developmental Drama/Theatre for the Young, and has had a storytelling business since 1983. Nott has been a musician since his early garage band days in 1964, playing in bands, folk singing with children, and leading adult education learning gatherings for Great Lakes Acoustic Music Assn. For the program "Driving Through The Jim Crow era," Nott brings together classic blues, country, folk, and spiritual music to accompany the educational road trip. Admission is included in general admission and just $5/person if you're only coming to take in the lecture.