Emancipation 150: National Event and Local Lives
Nissley Permanent Collection Gallery
October 18 – December 1, 2012
A commemorative exhibition of the 150th Anniversary of Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation developed and curated by Hackman scholars, Heather M. Brown ’13 and Megan L. Brown ‘13, working with Professor of History and American Studies, Louise Stevenson. The exhibition reviews Lancaster’s role in the fight for freedom and the roles played by its citizens, including Thaddeus Stevens, Edward Gorsuch, the Prince Hall Masons, and William Parker. Student curators will be available at the opening reception on October 18 at 4:45 pm in the Nissley Gallery.
Also, check out the online exhibition that features art related to the Emancipation 150 exhibition, designed by Brittany Baksa, Collections Assistant, in collaboration with Heather Brown and Megan Brown.