George S. Cook (American, 1819–1902), Boy with Book, about 1849–50, daguerreotype, sixth plate, image size: 3 ¼ x 2 ¾ inches. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., 2005.27.30.
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“Let Nobody Turn Us Around”: African-American Images and History in the 19th Century
Sunday, July 14, 2:30 p.m.
Dr. Eric R. Jackson, Director, Black Studies Program,
Northern Kentucky University

The exhibition Photographic Wonders: American Daguerreotypes from The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art includes a number of images of African Americans in various roles. Dr. Jackson will discuss images of African Americans presented in the exhibition and in other 19th-century visual and literary works.

FREE. Reservations recommended. (513) 684-4515 or register online.

Garden patio seating at the Taft Museum of Art Café is open.
Enjoy a relaxing lunch in the garden Café before visiting Photographic
Wonders: Daguerreotypes from The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

• Exhibition tours every Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Free with Admission.
• Private Collection tours every Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Sundays are FREE.
• Gallery Talk with Curator of Education Nancy Huth,
Friday, July 26 at 1:30 p.m. Register now.
• Gallery Talk with Installing Curator, Tamera Muente,
Friday, August 16 at 1:30 p.m. Register now.



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