Martin Luther King Day
January 18, 2016
MLK Day 2016 Programming & Activities
SOLD OUT. 2016 King Legacy Awards Breakfast at 8 a.m. in the Grand Hall, followed by programming and performances in the Harriet Tubman Theater at 9 a.m. Tickets are $35. Call 513-333-7706 for ticket information National Underground Railroad Freedom Center opens FREE to the public, open until 5 p.m.
January 15-16, 2016
- The Thirteenth Amendment opens to the public and is included with museum admission.
January 18, 2016, MLK Day
Free Programming at the museum
- Family-friendly, hands- on activities
- Dramatic readings
- First- person interpretations
- Admission to permanent exhibitions
- Exhibit stations at the RagGonNon, Tom Feelings Mural and the Slave Pen
Over-the-Rhine Museum welcomes founder of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Friday, January 22, 2016
MUSEUMS AS VEHICLES FOR SOCIAL CHANGE
The Mercantile Library
414 Walnut St #1100
Cincinnati, Oh 45202
Doors: 5:30 p.m.
Talk: 6:00 p.m.
Click here for more information & to secure your seat
Suggested donation of $5 at door.
In honor of International Human Rights Day, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) and the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati will host a panel discussion with local women who have played meaningful roles in human rights advocacy today, Thursday, December 10, at 7:00 p.m.
The gift shop at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center has something for everyone on your holiday shopping list! Your purchase of one-of-a-kind artwork, fair trade jewelry, hand-crafted items from around the world, books and more, inspire and support the mission of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Admission to the gift shop is free - no ticket required.
Next Tuesday, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will host Pulitzer Prize–winning historian and DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University Eric Foner December 1 at 6 p.m., where he will discuss his latest work, Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad. Foner’s lecture is the second lecture in the John and Francie Pepper Freedom Lecture Series—a series connecting the public with award-winning authors, historians and thought-leaders, discussing themes on history, race, culture and modern abol