Current Temporary Exhibits
“BENT BUT NOT BROKEN”
An Artistic Celebration of the Spirit and Legacy of Frederick Douglass
February 13, 2018 – May 19, 2018
The Permanent Exhibit
Deep Roots, Rising Waters:
A Celebration of African Americans in Maryland
- Find out about Maryland’s first African American settler, Mathias De Sousa.
- Learn how Benjamin Banneker was able to use his almanac as an anti-slavery protest to Thomas Jefferson.
- See the advertisement for the slave auction Kunta Kinte was sold in.
- Hear one of Frederick Douglass’s speeches against racism and slavery.
- View a reward poster for Harriet Tubman while re-enacting a slave escape like that of Lear Green.
- Explore Maryland’s ties to North Pole expeditions through citizens Matthew Henson and Herbert Frisby.
- Listen to stories and music from Carr’s Beach and Sparrow’s Beach.
- Discover how Thurgood Marshall fought to change the education system in the United States.
Click here for our Exhibits Application