Black Memorabilia Fine Art & Craft Show
and Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center Pre-Grand Opening Event
1pm: Join for a panel talk in anticipation of the grand opening of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center, slated to open March 2017 in Cambridge, MD. The panel is entitled "Harriet Tubman, A Woman of Courage and Vision: Inspired by Faith, Family and Community." The distinguished speakers include Marci Wolff-Ross, Maryland Office of Tourism; Chris Elcock, GWWO, Inc./Architects; Robert Parker, Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center; Dana Paterra, Maryland State Parks, and scholars Dr. Iyelli Ichile, Dr. Ida Jones, Cheryl LaRoche, and Dr. Elizabeth Clark Lewis. They will provide a lens through which to examine the life and legacy of Harriet Tubman and the ongoing preservation efforts of her Maryland birthplace. The panel is co-presented by the Reginald F. Lewis Museum and the National Park Service.
3pm: A. Peter Bailey, Malcolm X's close collaborator, gives a talk "Personal Reflections on Brother Malcolm X"
10am-5pm: Spend the day acquiring black memorabilia, fine art and crafts from artisans and collectors including slavery artifacts, books, stamps, dolls, coins, Civil War, political and civil rights memorabilia, jewelry, sports memorabilia and more. Obtain verbal appraisals of black memorabilia for $5/object.
Educational exhibits on view include the Buffalo Soldiers, Dorothy Dandridge and Black Panther Party.
Negro League baseball players and a Tuskegee Airman will be signing autographs.
Please let us know that you're coming. Click here to RSVP online.