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Nelson Mandela: The Journey To Ubuntu Now Showing Thru March 1
March 1, 2019
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Nelson Mandela Cincinnati Exhibit Mandela: The Journey To Ubuntu returns to the Freedom Center to mark his Centennial birth
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announces the return of a Nelson Mandela Cincinnati exhibit, Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu. The exhibit, previously on exhibit in 2017, will reopen to the public on Saturday, September 1. Also, the museum will offer a series of programming in honor of the centennial of Nelson Mandela’s birth. The museum joins Mandela 100, a year of commemoration engagement led by The Nelson Mandela Foundation.
Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu is showing until March 1, 2019. The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is offering guests individual free general admission through Thursday, February 28, sponsored by Gallagher in honor of Black History Month. Free general admission is good during regular operating hours, Sunday – Monday: Noon – 5:00 p.m. and Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The partnership is the latest in a growing network of organizations that Gallagher is supporting, which also includes the National African American Insurance Association and the National Minority Supplier Development Council. The Nelson Mandela Cincinnati exhibit will include a South African documentary by photographer Matthew Willman. Furthermore, the exhibit will showcase artifacts from Mandela’s life, include community conversations, film screenings, and Mandela Fridays – where visitors can go on weekly guided tours with museum staff.
For more information about exhibits and programming at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, visit The Freedom Center.
About the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center opened in August 2004 on the banks of the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. Since then, more than 1.3 million people have visited its permanent and changing exhibits and public programs. Partnerships include Historians Against Slavery, Polaris Project, Free the Slaves, U.S. Department of State, and The International Justice Mission. In 2014, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center launched a new online resource in the fight against modern slavery called End Slavery Now.