Be one of the first to see The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection return to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center this November! Tickets for the opening reception on Friday, November 3, are $25.00 and are available for purchase here. The reception is free for National Underground Railroad Freedom Center members.
Bernard and Shirley Kinsey have a passion for African American history, art and culture and one of the largest private collections of African American art, artifacts and documents, spanning 400 years of history. Amassed during more than four decades of the Kinseys’ marriage, the collection features work by Romare Bearden, Elizabeth Catlett, Jacob Lawrence and Richard Mayhew alongside archival material related to Frederick Douglass, Zora Neale Hurston and Malcolm X. The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection is presented by Macy’s.
Bernard and Shirley Kinsey will discuss how they obtained some of the exhibit’s key pieces and answer questions guests may have about the artifacts, artwork and documents on display at the opening reception on Friday, November 3.
The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection challenges and redefines African American identity and representation in history and the arts. Don't miss the opportunity to see this traveling exhibition on its only North American stop in 2017.