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Special Exhibitions

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center hosts a variety of traveling exhibitions throughout the year. Here’s what we’re hosting now.

Truth and Reconciliation Visual Art Exhibition

July 19 – October 31, 2021

Luba Lukova: Designing Justice

COMING SOON: October 08, 2021 – March 22, 2022

Past Special Exhibitions

We Are The Story: A Visual Response to Racism

Storytelling and healing through art.

Miles of Bravery

It was a time of rampant internal struggle for the United States. A time of war and slavery and uncertainty about how it would all play out within our borders.

Motel X

Since 2012, human trafficking cases have steadily increased in the United States, rising to 10,949 cases reported last year. Ohio mirrors those numbers...

King Me

A traveling photo series that uplifts Black Males.

MEN OF CHANGE: POWER. TRIUMPH. TRUTH.

This exhibition profiles the revolutionary men whose journeys have altered the history and culture of the United States.

WE WHO BELIEVE IN FREEDOM

The artists of Women of Color Quilters Network produced works reflecting social commentary on the Civil Rights Movement and issues of race in America.

MANDELA: THE JOURNEY TO UBUNTU

MANDELA: THE JOURNEY TO UBUNTU is in partnership with South African documentary photographer Matthew Willman - who was commissioned by The Nelson Mandela Foundation during the last ten years of Mandela’s life.

Confederate Currency: The Color of Money

Artist John W. Jones researched and documented over 126 images of slavery that were depicted on Confederate and Southern States money.