The Organization

Media & Press

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center welcomes inquiries from reporters and editors about any aspect of the institution. Listed below are our media contacts, recent press releases and downloadable high resolution images.

For all media inquiries, please contact:

Jamie Glavic
Assistant Vice President, Marketing & Communications 
jglavic@nurfc.org
(513) 333-7511
(513) 802-7355

Will Jones
PR & Social Media Coordinator
wjones@nurfc.org
(513) 333-7558
(513) 288-4834

▼ Press Releases

October 11, 2017
Bernard and Shirley Kinsey to Speak at Exhibit Opening Reception 

October 9, 2017
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center To Host “Freedom After Five”

September 15, 2017
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to Host Freedom Sunday

September 14, 2017
American Ulysses Author Ronald C. White to Speak at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

September 12, 2017
Gallery Talk Series Features National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Staff

September 7, 2017
Educator Open House: An Inspiring Evening of Freedom at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

September 6, 2017
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Accepting Applications for 2018 Youth Docents

August 31, 2017
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to Host I AM JANE DOE Screening

August 22, 2017
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Exhibition Schedule Redefines African American Identity and Representation in History and the Arts

August 17, 2017
Former Chicago Daily Defender Editor Ethan Michaeli to Speak at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

August 11, 2017
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Hosts Picture Freedom Awards Ceremony August 12

August 3, 2017
Community Conversations: Locked Up for Justice at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center on August 17

July 25, 2017
End Slavery Now Freedom Market at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center July 29

July 24, 2017
Black In America: Songs of Freedom and Protest to debut during Cincinnati Music Festival Weekend

July 22, 2017
The Lincoln School Story Screening & Discussion at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center July 25

July 21, 2017
William Parrish to Discuss “An Underground Community” at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center July 22

June 13, 2017
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Welcomes Truckers Against Trafficking on June 15

June 2, 2017
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Joins Wear Orange Campaign

May 31, 2017
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Extends 2017 Picture Freedom Art Contest Submission Deadline

May 25, 2017
Former TIME Editor Richard Stengel to Speak at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

May 23, 2017
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Summer Hours Begin May 28

May 5, 2017
How to Spot the Signs of Human Trafficking Training at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center June 10

May 1, 2017
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Open Mondays in May

April 14, 2017
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, WVXU Cincinnati and WMUB Oxford Welcome StoryCorps to Cincinnati

April 13, 2017
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Wins Best Exhibition at Ohio Museums Association Annual Awards Program

April 10, 2017
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces 2017 Picture Freedom Art Contest

April 6, 2017
Community Conversations: Standing Rock at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center on April 27

March 31, 2017
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Creative Director Awarded American Alliance of Museums Fellowship

March 22, 2017
Matthew Willman to Speak at Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu Opening Reception

March 20, 2017
MUSE to Perform at Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu Opening

March 15, 2017
National Search to Begin for National Underground Railroad Freedom Center President in April

March 10, 2017
StoryCorps, the Groundbreaking Oral History Project, to Visit Cincinnati

March 8, 2017
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Collecting International Women’s Day Materials

March 7, 2017
New York Times Best-Selling Author Larry Tye to Speak at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

March 1, 2017
Our Foremothers at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center March 16

February 28, 2017
Nebraska Students Traveling to Ohio for National Park Service Partnership with National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

February 17, 2017
Nelson Mandela, John Coltrane and a Cincinnati Evening at The Banks

February 9, 2017
Second Annual Picture Freedom Student Art Exhibition Debuts at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center This Weekend

February 6, 2017
Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu Opens at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in March

January 31, 2017
Implicit Bias Learning Lab Opens at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center this Week

January 30, 2017
Picture Freedom & Faith and Fashion: The Crowns of African American Women Open at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Next Month

January 23, 2017
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Collecting Women's March on Washington Materials

January 18, 2017
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Hosting Trafficking: The Road to Freedom

January 12, 2017
Annual Tradition of Commemorating the Legacy of MLK Continues at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

December 8, 2016
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center President to Step Down

November 29, 2016
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Joins 'Cincinnati Gives' Fundraising Competition

November 23, 2016
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Denounces Hate Speech

November 12, 2016
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center President Speaking at Post-Election Unity Day Service in North Carolina

November 11, 2016
Veterans Receive Free Admission to National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Thru November 30

November 10, 2016
TO THE MARKET I Survivor Made Goods Pop-Up Shop at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center November 11 & 12

October 26, 2016
The Freedom Film Series Presents Sweet Georgia Brown: Impact, Courage, Sacrifice and Will

October 10, 2016
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to Host Author Harry Lembeck

October 7, 2016
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces Extended Run of Solitary Confinement Cell Experience

October 3, 2016
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to Honor Jim Obergefell with Everyday Freedom Hero Award

September 22, 2016
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Hosting Three FotoFocus Biennial 2016 Exhibitions

September 21, 2016
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Becomes New Home of Cincinnati’s Last Free Standing African American Bookstore

September 15, 2016
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces New Virtual Reality Experience Inspired by Civil Rights Icon Rosa Parks

September 7, 2016
National Underground Freedom Center Hosts Local Students in Nationwide Sing-A-Long of "The Star-Spangled Banner"

September 6, 2016
Award-Winning Author Dr. Manisha Sinha to Speak at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

September 2, 2016
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Open to Public on Labor Day

September 1, 2016
King Records: The Lost History of Rock & Roll Opens at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

August 29, 2016
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces Extended Run of ENSLAVED: A Visual Story of Modern Day Slavery Through Labor Day Weekend

August 19, 2016
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Hosts International Inclusive Museum Conference 

August 17, 2016
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Hosts A Promise Deferred Is A Promise Denied

August 12, 2016
The Solitary Confinement Cell Experience Opens at Freedom Center August 12

August 2, 2016
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Presents John & Francie Pepper Freedom Lecture Series

August 1, 2016
The Freedom Film Series Presents DAR HE: The Lynching of Emmett Till August 13

July 19, 2016
The Cincinnati Human Relations Commission & National Underground Railroad Freedom Center present 49 Lights: Cincinnati Remembers

July 8, 2016
Clarence G. Newsome, president, Calls Nation to Come Together in the Midst of This Week's Violence

July 1, 2016
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Hosts Voices of the Voiceless

June 23,2016
The Freedom Film Series Presents Rising Voices July 9

June 17, 2016 
Emancipation Proclamation & Thirteenth Amendment Exhibit Extended at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

May 31, 2016 
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Presented the 2016 International Freedom Conductor Award to Nathaniel Jones

May 24, 2016 
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Summer Hours Begin May 29

May 19, 2016 
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Celebrates Juneteenth

May 3, 2016 
Shelly Okura Joins Freedom Film Series' American Pastime Panel

May 1, 2016
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Open Mondays in May

April 30, 2016
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Receives Award from Ohio Museums Association

April 29, 2016
Freedom Film Series American Pastime Panel Features Local Artist Chris Felix

April 27, 2016
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center 2016 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award Finalist

April 26, 2016
ENSLAVED: A Visual Story of Modern Day Slavery Opens at Freedom Center May 7

April 12, 2016
The Freedom Film Series Presents American Pastime May 4

April 6, 2016
The Freedom Film Seroies Presents Liberty & Slavery April 11

April 5, 2016
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces New Curator

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