CAMTalks: Collecting and Exhibiting Untold Stories
Saturday, February 19
Lectures, Readings, Films
With Doneeca Thurston, Director of the Lynn Museum
Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 1:00 pm
CAM Auditorium, 27 Pleasant Street, Gloucester, MA
Free for members of the Cape Ann Museum and Lynn Museum, $10 for non-members.
Livestreamed on Facebook and Vimeo.
What responsibility do museums have to actively collect and exhibit Black history? How can this responsibility be fulfilled through collaborative exhibition practices? Doneeca Thurston, Director of the Lynn Museum will share the conception, collection, and implementation of the Lynn Museum’s exhibition Untold Stories: A History of Black People in Lynn.
Untold Stories: A History of Black People in Lynn is a collaborative exhibit between the Lynn Museum and members of Lynn’s Black community. This exhibit explores the history of Black people of Lynn from the colonial period to present day. Focusing on individuals, events, and thematic areas the exhibit covers a wide variety of topics, including culture and identity, the lives of free and enslaved people, and the significant leadership roles Black Lynners have played in the community.