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Program meets at the Paradox of Liberty section, Level C3. Talks take place at: 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, and 3:30 PM.
Gallery Talks & Tours

Free; walk-in
Tours are subject to docent availability; last minute cancellations may occur.

About This Event

Join us for a docent-led talk and get a fresh look into a featured object that is on view in one of our permanent exhibitions.  At each of these 15-minute talks visitors will hear incredibly big stories about a big object and experience the infinite possibilities of Afrofuturism.

About this Program:  From the era of slavery to the present day, African Americans have re-imagined the futures and possibilities of black people across the globe through the dynamic lens of Afro-Futurism.  Learn how Colonial Afrofuturists, like Benjamin Banneker and Phillis Wheatly, amplified the cause of abolition by speaking truth to power and producing knowledge for public good.


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