Exhibits

ESCAPE! Freedom Seekers and the Underground Railroad

From Slavery to Freedom

Sponsors: American Express Company, AT&T, Luxottica Retail

ESCAPE! Freedom Seekers and the Underground Railroad uses storytelling, role-playing and hands-on activities to present accounts of courage, perseverance and cooperation. Concentrating on the period between 1830 and 1865, this exhibit teaches about the brave and clever actions of men and women who resisted slavery. Especially noteworthy in this family-friendly exhibit are the colorful banners of abolitionists and conductors by renowned artist Jerry Pinkney.

Image: Katie Johnstone Photography