Member Preview Days | Emancipation: The Unfinished Project of Liberation

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Event Date

March 10 and 11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Event Description

Carter members and their guests have the first chance to visit Emancipation: The Unfinished Project of Liberation. The exhibition asks seven contemporary Black artists to respond to John Quincy Adams Ward’s bronze sculpture The Freedman (1863) and other Civil War-era works. See how history and the art of the past becomes inspiration for these artists as they consider the legacy of the Emancipation Proclamation on its 160th anniversary.

Free for members. Registration is not required. Bring your membership card to the Information Desk for admittance. Not a member? Join today!

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Image: John Quincy Adams Ward (1830-1910), The Freedman, 1863, bronze, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, 2000.15

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