Visual Art

BAM Hamm Archives Exhibition: Speaking Truth to Power at the Academy

Oct 3, 2018—Jan 6, 2019
BAM Harvey Theater (651 Fulton Street)
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Co-presented by BAM and the Onassis Cultural Center New York

Since 1861 BAM has served as a forum for public discourse, featuring influential thinkers, writers, activists, and luminaries. In this exhibition organized by the BAM Hamm Archives, we showcase many of their names, including the words of Frederick Douglass, Victoria Woodhull, Helen Keller, Angela Davis, and Gloria Steinem.

This exhibition, curated by the BAM Hamm Archives and BAM Humanities, is part of Speaking Truth to Power, a multidisciplinary series of performances, conversations, film screenings, and exhibits presented in conjunction with the Next Wave Festival.

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