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Miles of Bravery Exhibit
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center$10.50 – $15.00
Photo credit: Jerry Pinkney
Gain a deeper appreciation of the Underground Railroad during the Miles of Bravery Exhibit.
From the late 18th century to the Civil War, the Underground Railroad used secret routes to provide escaped enslaved people passage to freedom in the North. The Miles of Bravery Cincinnati exhibit pays tribute to those who chose to risk their lives in pursuit of freedom. These tributes can be seen in twenty original works of art from some of the most esteemed illustrators in the genre. This exhibit runs March 6 – May 16.
About the Mazza Museum
University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum is the world’s largest collection of original artwork by children’s book illustrators. the Museum’s goal is to promote literacy ad enrich the lives of all people through the art of picture books.
About the Miles Bravery Exhibit
Ohio had the most active network of any state, and for this reason, it would be difficult to find a more appropriate place to commemorate this pivotal chapter in American history. The University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center invite you to revisit the path toward freedom through Miles of Bravery, an exhibit showcasing art from picture books about the Underground Railroad. Also, artists will include Jerry Pinkney, Bryan Collier, E.B. Lewis and more.
About the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is a museum of conscience, an education center, a convener of dialogue, and a beacon of light for inclusive freedom around the globe. Since opening in 2004, rooted in the stories of the Underground Railroad, it illuminates the true meaning of inclusive freedom. Furthermore, it presents permanent and special exhibits that inspire, public programming that provokes dialogue and action, and educational resources that equip modern abolitionists.