Image courtesy of Auburn Avenue Research Library

Freedom in Congo Square

Aug 4, 2016 – Mar 31, 2017
DaysTime
Every Mon,Fri12pm – 6pm
Every Tue,Sat10am – 6pm
Every Wed-Thu12pm – 8pm
Every Sun2pm – 6pm
Free!
Free!

Description

The Auburn Avenue Research Library and Hammonds House Museum, in collaboration with GAS-ART GIFTS (Gregarious Art Statements), Little Bee Books, and Georgia State University, host Freedom in Congo Square, a compelling new exhibition featuring the illustrated children’s literature of award winning artist R. Gregory Christie. Accompanying these absorbing images is the lyrical prose of renowned author Carole Boston Weatherford, creating a powerful exploration into the lived experiences of enslaved Africans as they struggle to preserve their dignity and African heritage.

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