A Slice of History: Commemorating the LIFE and TIMES of Ben Martin

A retrospective of iconic images of world leaders, pop icons, and others, titled, A Slice of History: Commemorating the LIFE and TIMES of Ben Martin by renowned North Carolina TIME magazine photojournalist, Ben Martin, who passed away in February, will tie in with this year’s emphasis on regional history and its links to national and international events. At age 26, Martin was hired as TIME Magazine’s first staff photographer. His 33 year career at the magazine included ground breaking coverage of both national and international events, including coverage of the Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March and Martin Luther King Jr., President John F. Kennedy’s funeral, and post WWII Hiroshima. A companion book will be published and available for purchase.

Gallery hours are Monday - Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

  • Dates: September 9, 2017 - February 3, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: Waterworks Visual Arts Center
  • Address: 123 E. Liberty St., Salisbury, NC 28144
  • Phone: (704) 636-1882
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: Free