Ships of Bondage and the Fight for Freedom Exhibition

Ships of Bondage and the Fight for Freedom 

Exhibit Opening Reception:
May 9, 2013 
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Brown Center for Public Humanities
Carriage House Gallery
357 Benefit Street (Rear Entrance)

Exhibit hours: 
The exhibit will run May 9- October 20 2013. The Brown Center for Public Humanities' Carriage House Gallery is open during the week, from 9:30 AM- 4:00 PM.  If you plan to visit with a group, please contact Center Manager, Shana Weinberg to schedule. Shana can be reached at shana_weinberg@brown.edu or 401-863-5085. 

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, Ships of Bondage and the Fight for Freedom examines the global networks involved in the African slave trade.  This exhibition tells the story of slave insurrections on three vessels including the Amistad, the Meermin, and the Sally, exploring the struggle of the enslaved to resist captivity, gain freedom, and return to their homelands.