We Hold These Truths…
We Hold These Truths… This exhibition celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and examines issues of slavery, middle passage, the abolition movement, emancipation, and American freedom through the presentation of historic and contemporary artworks as well as artifacts and ephemera by artists such as Willie Cole, Daniel Chester French, Richard Hunt, William H. Johnson, Glenn Ligon, Howardena Pindell, Betye Saar, and Kara Walker.
This exhibition is held in conjunction with the Hofstra Cultural Center Conference For their actual freedom: 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation to be held Fall 2013.
This exhibit runs from Tuesday, April 16 - Friday, July 26, 2013.
Additional exhibition funding provided by New York Community Bank Foundation.
Family Programming: We Hold These Truths…-- The Great Art Caper
April 16 - July 26, 2013
Available during Museum open hours
Pick up Great Art Caper materials while in the Emily Lowe Gallery to enjoy self-guided super-sleuthing. Search for hidden clues in the works in the exhibit We Hold These Truths… and use the clues to complete a message. (This activity is FREE! Registration not required.)
HUM Emily Lowe Gallery Hours
Behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus
Tuesday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m.
Summer Hours May 20 - July 26
Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday
Friday, May 10, 2013
Hempstead, NY 11549
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