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Levine Museum of the New South Opens Photo Exhibition About Marriage Equality


CHARLOTTE, N.C., (June 7, 2017) – Levine Museum of the New South will showcase Let Love Reign, a visual representation of committed same-gender couples, starting June 10. The exhibition features photographs taken by New York-based photographer and former Charlotte resident, Catalina Kulczar-Marin. The project is a larger collaboration among people who believe in marriage equality.

“We value multiple perspectives at Levine Museum of the New South,” said Kathryn Hill, President and CEO. “Charlotte is a diverse community and we hope this exhibition will foster dialogue about the inequalities that LGBTQ community members face every day.”

Levine Museum of the New South will display 14 medium and large-scale photos, all taken here in Charlotte. The suite of photos includes four male and three female same gender couples.

“Tim and Ron, the owners of Paper Skyscraper, were my inspiration and motivation for this project. They represent how I've always felt about love - that love is love; that love is blind,” said Catalina Kulczar-Marin. “They were the first couple I photographed, followed by 6 other couples in Charlotte. Now, I have interviewed and photographed 55 couples from all over the U.S.”

The exhibition will be on display at Levine Museum of the New South on the second-floor balcony through Oct. 8, 2017.

About Levine Museum of the New South

Levine Museum of the New South is an interactive museum housing the nation’s most comprehensive interpretation of post-Civil War southern history. Through the award-winning exhibit, Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers, changing galleries and complementing programs, the Museum tells the stories of the diverse people who have reinvented and shaped the region since 1865. Over 50,000 people visit the Museum each year, including 10,000 students who enrich their understanding of North Carolina history and enhance critical thinking skills through their experience at the Museum.

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