Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask Screening & Picture Freedom Opening Reception at The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

. February 11, 2017

Opportunity to Interview Public Program Participants at Museum

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center invites the media to the screening of Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask and the opening reception honoring the grand prize winners of Picture Freedom this Saturday, February 11, 2017.

Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask explores the life and legacy of Paul Laurence Dunbar, one of the first African Americans to achieve national fame as a writer. Frederick Lewis, the program’s writer and director will be in attendance to introduce the film and lead a post-screening discussion. Media will have an opportunity to interview the producers of the documentary and staff following the documentary screening at 11:00 a.m.

Please note, this program is sold out and is no longer accepting RSVPs from the general public.

What: Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask Documentary Screening

When: Saturday, February 11 at 11:00 a.m.

Where: National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 East Freedom Way, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Harriet Tubman Theater

Who: Frederick Lewis, Producer, Director, Writer and Program/Production Manager
Joseph W. Slade, Co-Producer and Executive Producer
Chris Miller, Manager of Program Initiatives, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center’s Second Annual Picture Freedom student art exhibition opens to the public this weekend. The grand prize winners will attend the opening reception at 1:00 p.m. this Saturday. The Picture Freedom Art Contest, sponsored by Toyota, encourages students to explore what freedom and equality mean to them by expressing their thoughts through art. The grand prize winners being honored are Razizi Ishakarah of Jackson, MS; Teddy Gray of Cincinnati, OH; and Serim Kim of Buena Park, CA. Media will have an opportunity to interview the grand prize winners at the opening reception program.

What: Picture Freedom Student Art Exhibition Opening Reception (Sponsored by Toyota)

When: Saturday, February 11 at 1:00 p.m.

Where: National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 East Freedom Way, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Everyday Freedom Heroes Gallery, Third Floor

Who: Rahzizi Ishakarah, Best of Show Winner
Teddy Gray, Second Place Winner
Serim Kim, Third Place Winner
Ashley Jordan, Curator, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
Richard Cooper, Director of Museum Experiences, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
Jamie Glavic, Director of Marketing & Communications, National Underground Railroad Freedom Centre

More information: freedomcenter.org

Category: Museum News

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