Shining Light on Truth: New Haven, Yale, and Slavery at New Haven Museum

Event time: 
Friday, February 16, 2024 - 10:00am to Sunday, September 1, 2024 - 5:00pm
New Haven Museum See map
114 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06510
Event description: 

A new exhibit, “Shining Light on Truth: New Haven, Yale, and Slavery” complementing the publication of Yale and Slavery: A History, opens on Friday, February 16 and is on view through the summer at The New Haven Museum. There is no admission fee for viewing the exhibit. The exhibition team and the New Haven Museum will host a special event on Saturday, February 17, 2024. Michael Morand, David Jon Walker, and Charles Warner, Jr. will offer introductory remarks at 1 p.m., followed by a screening of the Beinecke Library documentary, “What Could Have Been,” at 1:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. The curatorial and design team will give brief introductory remarks again at 2 and 3 p.m., with additional screenings of the documentary at 2:30 and 3:30 p.m.


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