Panel DiscussionMonday, October 20 6-8 pm Everyday Freedom Heroes Gallery, Third Floor Free. Call 513.333.7739 to RSVP In collaboration with Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, join us for a sneak peak of Safe House. This brief excerpt of the play will be followed by a panel discussion with the playwright, director and local leaders from the business community. This discussion will not only address the socio-economic themes within the play, but the contemporary challenges facing African American businesses and entrepreneurs today.
Saturday, October 11.
2:30 pm in the Everyday Freedom Heroes gallery.
Free with general admission.
This historical play is brought to life by members of the Freedom Center's Youth Docent program and tells the remarkable story of Freedom Summer -- highlighting those individuals who risked their lives to register people to vote in Mississippi during the summer of 1964. The play was created in partnership with Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
In honor of the International Freedom Conductor Award and the 10th anniversary, the Freedom Center showcased exhibitions and flms highlighting this year's honorees, including a special screening of Walesa: Man of Hope.
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A week- long celebration honoring two couragous freedom heroes, Lech Walesa and Nelson Mandela and highlighting 10 years of courage, cooperation and perseverance.
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Image Gallery Credits: Audrey Ann and Roy Davis Photography
Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
Special Museum Tours of the Nelson Mandela Exhibit with photojournalist Matthew Willman
Free with general admission
Noon - 3 p.m.
Photojournalist Matthew Willman will lead special tours of the Nelson Mandela Exhibit from noon to 3 p.m. Tour groups will meet in the lobby of the Freedom Center. Tours will be limited to the first 10 people that sign-up at the guest services kiosk, located in the lobby.
6 p.m. International Freedom Conductor Award Gala at the Duke Energy Convention Center
Welcome to Cincinnati and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center! It's an honor to welcome you to the city. There are plenty of amazing Cincinnati attractions for you to see and experience during your visit — including Macy's Music Festival and the Freedom Center.
2014 TIP Heroes Reception
Join us Monday, June 23 to celebrate the individual heroes around the world who battle slavery as modern-day abolitionists. The Freedom Center will also recognize its second class of local Cincinnati TIP (Trafficking in Persons) Heroes. The evening includes a panel discussion with the 2014 State Department TIP Heroes.
This is a free event, open to the public.
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