Sara Fernandez visited New York museums last year, and was inspired by exhibits about the history of that city's social activists. She brought the idea back home, and determined that it was time for Houston to have an exhibit.
When the 2014 Creating Change Conference, held in Houston January 29 - February 2, 2014, was announced, it was clear that it was the perfect opportunity for developing the exhibit.
Several others in the community
agreed and the perfect mix of individuals and talents came together.
The team put together an incredible display that gave conference goers
The banners canl be made available to organizations that wish to have a pop-up museum during their events, thus "bringing a museum to the community." And The Montrose Center was so impressed with the banners that they ordered a smaller version of the set, which are now on permanent display.
Also see this Outsmart article on the project, by Brandon Wolf in December 2015, and another feature article from June 2021.
Sara Fernandez and JD Doyle gave a talk