"How the Word is Passed:" Online Collection Talk : Block Museum - Northwestern University
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"How the Word is Passed:" Online Collection Talk

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12:30 PM-1:00 PM

Event Details

Date & Time:

Thu January 26, 2023
12:30 PM-1:00 PM


The Block Museum of Art
40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208


Open to the public


Collection talk led by Corinne Granof, Academic Curator.

Join Block Museum curatorial staff for a talk considering works from the Block’s collection that reckon with the history of slavery, white supremacy, symbols of nationhood, and social inequity. This program is held in connection with 2022–23 One Book One Northwestern (OBON) selection How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with The History of Slavery Across America by Clint Smith and presented by the Block Museum in partnership with The Alumnae of Northwestern University.

Granof will discuss 's photograph Now (Slave Plantation, St. John, Virgin Islands), 09-01 



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Contact The Block Museum of Art for more information: (847) 491-4000 or email us at block-museum@northwestern.edu