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February 2020 Art Exhibit: Stamping Thru History Published on: January 24, 2020

The Montclair Public Library’s popular art series continues with Clarence M. McKnight’s “Stamping thru History“ exhibit on view in the Montclair Public Library Gallery, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, during Library hours from February 1-28, 2020.

In celebration of African American History Month experience a powerful exhibit of commemorative stamp posters representing African American History by philatelist (stamp collector) Clarence M. McKnight.  McKnight will include stamp posters highlighting the Civil Rights Movement, “Extraordinary & Ordinary Black Women on U.S. Postal Stamps” and honoring the Negro Baseball League Centennial.

Clarence M. McKnight has been collecting stamps since 1986. He is the former New Jersey State Director and board member of The Ebony Society of Philatelic Events and Reflections (ESPER), an international stamp society dedicated to promoting the collecting of stamps and philatelic material depicting people and events related to the African diaspora.. He is currently the webmaster for the award-winning ESPER website. For more information visit: ESPERSTAMPS.ORG.

The Library welcomes inquiries from local artists and arts organizations regarding use of the exhibit space.  For further information, please contact the Montclair Public Library (973) 744-0500 ext. 2221.

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