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Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014
Red Carpet Movie Event - Walesa: Man of Hope
Price: $30 for members, $50 general public
5:30 -7:00 p.m. - Red Carpet Reception
The reception will include food, a cash bar and the opening of the two Photographic Exhibits on Nelson Mandela:
“OK, so who are the most important people at the Freedom Center?” I asked the Youth Docents. We were doing a training on communication and customer service, and to be honest the answer I was fishing for was “visitors.” The first answer I got, however, was an important reminder.
Creating an Online Exhibit
Someone recently asked me “how do you create exhibits at the Freedom Center?” Well, every exhibit is slightly different, but I can tell you how we created our new online exhibit, Cincinnati’s Soldiers: Men and Women in the First World War.
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is partnering with Mayerson JCC to present a traveling exhibit on historic and modern day slavery in time for the Passover holiday.Slavery, both historic and modern day, is explored through artwork, short videos, lectures and films. This ground-breaking mutli-media exhibit features art through the ages, and is open to the public for the first time at the Mayerson JCC.In partnership with Mayerson JCC, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives.
After watching the film, Twelve Years A Slave, my colleague, Rich Cooper, and I were reeling with emotions. Chiwetel Ejiofor’s performance as Solomon Northup gave us goosebumps – not to mention the performances by Michael Fassbender and Lupita Nyong’o. Everyone I talked to was processing the film days later, and we realized how important it was to work through the emotions this film rattled inside of us.