The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard & Shirley Kinsey – Where Art & History Intersect


Samuel L. Dunson, Jr., The Cultivators, 2000. Collection of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey.

On View Nov. 2, 2013 – Mar 2, 2014

The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard & Shirley Kinsey - Where Art & History Intersect is a world-class collection of art and artifacts chronicling over 400 years of African American history and culture from the 1600s to the present. Highlights include an early copy of the Emancipation Proclamation, a signed copy of Brown vs. Board of Education and rare works from early 19th century artists.

Related events:
An Educators' Guide to The Kinsey Collection
Mentoring our Way to Better Communities
Keynote Speech by Bernard Kinsey

Teachers' Guide
A Teachers' Guide to teaching African American history, culture, and art with The Kinsey Collection (79mb)

Videos:

Jordin Sparks speaks about her favorite piece in The Kinsey Collection

Lance Gross speaks about his favorite piece in The Kinsey Collection

Collector Bernard Kinsey speaks about acquiring an early copy of The Emancipation Proclamation

Saturday, November 2 to Sunday, March 2
Samuel L. Dunson, Jr., The Cultivators, 2000. Collection of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey.

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