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WCMA: Emancipation

Arts and Culture, Diversity and Inclusion, Family Friendly, History and Heritage


May 26 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm on Sundays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays and Saturdays

In conjunction with the 160th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) will present newly commissioned and recent works by Sadie Barnette, Alfred Conteh, Maya Freelon, Hugh Hayden, Letitia Huckaby, Jeffrey Meris, and Sable Elyse Smith in a new exhibition visualizing Black freedom, agency, and the legacy of the Civil War today and beyond. Emancipation will be on view at WCMA from February 16 through July 14, 2024, before traveling to its last destination at the Telfair Museums in Georgia. WCMA will host an opening celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 23.

WCMA honors the anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

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Williams College Museum of Art

15 Lawrence Hall Drive
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
(413) 597-2429

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Williams College Museum of Art

(413) 597-2429
[email protected]
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