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Adult "Tracing Slavery" Program: Tracing Our Stories

240 West High Street,
Carlisle, PA 17013
(717) 245-1344
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For thousands of years, silhouettes have communicated information. From haunting shadows to detailed portraits, the lines of a silhouette express identity, emotion, and experience. But what can a silhouette tell us about history and ourselves? In this workshop, participants will explore the historical uses of silhouettes and their significance within the African American experience through an analysis of works on view by Kara Walker and Moses Williams. Participants will learn the techniques and materials used when making silhouettes and apply them to an investigation of their communicative potential.

This event is free and open to the public.

Reservations are required for these programs. To reserve your space, please email Allison Neslund at neslunda@dickinson.edu.

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