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Difficult Topics in African American History
November 1, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Join us for an all-day, in-depth exploration of approaches for learning and dialogue on the difficult issues in the African American experience presented in conjunction with Grounds for Sculpture’s “Joyce J. Scott: Harriet Tubman and other Truths” exhibition. We’ll focus on uncovering the complexities in presenting these experiences, anticipating and responding to reactions by different audiences, and creating opportunities to extend learning and dialogue.
Pre-registration required by October 25; registrations received by October 15 will be incuded in a drawing for a one-year Individual Plus membership at the Grounds for Sculpture. Membership includes unlimited free year-round admission, invites to members-only previews, discounts on special programs and performances, and more.
Registration: $40 per person
Includes breakfast, lunch, and closing reception, as well as admission to GFS.
This event is sponsored by Grounds For Sculpture, Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum, The New Jersey Historical Society , 1719 William Trent House Museum, and the New Jersey Historical Commission – NJHC.
Partial support from the Mercer County Cultural & Heritage Commission and the New Jersey Council for the Humanities is gratefully acknowledged.