Archive for January, 2016

Experience the richness of African American culture at the Cincinnati Museum Center

Experience the richness of African American culture at the Cincinnati Museum Center

. January 11, 2016

CINCINNATI – Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the richness of African American culture during Cincinnati Museum Center’s Celebrate the Dream event Monday, January 18. The African American community has made a tremendous impact in American culture and society for over three centuries. From music and literature to food and medicine, […]

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Freedom Film Series Screens Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

. January 5, 2016

CINCINNATI, OH — The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced Olympic Pride, American Prejudice as the next film in the Freedom Film Series, in partnership with the Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Film Commission and the Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education. The special Work-in-Progress screening of Olympic Pride, American Prejudice, produced by Coffee Bluff […]

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Christopher Hager to Speak at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

. January 2, 2016

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will host author and Associate Professor of English and American Studies at Trinity College Christopher Hager on January 13, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Hager, the third speaker in the John and Francie Pepper Freedom Lecture Series, will discuss his latest work Word by Word: Emancipation and […]

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Alberto Burri: The Trauma of Painting at the Guggenheim Museum

Alberto Burri: The Trauma of Painting at the Guggenheim Museum

. January 2, 2016

This major retrospective is the first in the United States in nearly forty years and the most comprehensive in this country devoted to the work of Italian artist Alberto Burri (1915–1995). Exploring the beauty and complexity of Burri’s process-based works, the exhibition positions the artist as a central protagonist of post–World War II art and […]

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Thirteenth Amendment Opens to Public at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

. January 1, 2016

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced today the exhibition of a rare, handwritten copy of the Thirteenth Amendment—the federal law, passed on January 31, 1865, abolishing slavery and involuntary servitude except for punishment of a crime—will open to the public on Friday, January 15, 2016. The announcement comes on the 153rd […]

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