11/16/11

Exhibition Update: Shadow and Substance at the NY State Museum








222 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12230.
Saturday, October 15, 2011 - Saturday, March 31, 2012 
Monday - Saturday, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM 
Closed Sundays 
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day


The 113 images in Shadow and Substance include portraits, snapshots and photographs documenting industries, property and events related to the African-American experience from the beginning of photography to today.

Originally presented by the Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, and curated by Modupe Labode, Ph.D., History and Public Scholar of African-American History at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, the exhibition focuses on a wide range of themes: Bondage and Freedom; Civil War and Reconstruction; The Nadir; Jim Crow and Lynching; Community Life; Family Albums; Black Reflections on Black life; and Celebrations.

Here is a preview slideshow of the installation at The New York State Museum:


 To Learn More About This Traveling Exhibition and How You Can Participate
Please Visit HERE


1 comment:

  1. I love looking at old black and whites with Historical value to them.

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