Staxology

Soul Cinema: I AM A MAN

I AM A MAN seeks to heighten awareness of the contributions made by citizens of our city whose courage and determination during the 1968 Sanitation Workers’ Strike boldly changed history, and whose character sits at the heart of Memphis. What started as a simple effort to document the day through short oral-history interviews soon became

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Temporary Exhibits

Taking A Stand: The 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike. Photography by Richard L. Copley

Taking A Stand: The 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike Photography by Richard L. Copley Open February 15, 2018 through April 30, 2018 Little did Richard Copley know that when he was hired by the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) to document the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike that he would not just

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News

DREAMS TO REMEMBER: OTIS REDDING

  The legacy of the world’s most exciting singer lives on through the Otis Redding Foundation Here at the Stax Museum, Stax Music Academy, and The Soulsville Charter School, Otis Redding fans from all over the world have been asking us in recent weeks what we are going to do to commemorate the 50th anniversary

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