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  • April 4, 2013

    Exhibition: The Color in Freedom Experience

    Exhibition opening: The Color In Freedom: An Interactive Journey Along the Underground Railroad opens April 10, 2013 and will be on view through May 20, 2013.  Opening reception, Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 6:00 pm.

    The Color In Freedom Experience: An Interactive Journey Along the Underground Railroad is a family and youth project that uses Maryland artist Joseph Holston’s 50-piece art exhibition, Color In Freedom: Journey Along The Underground Railroad,  and an educational component of age appropriate workshops, training modules, and lesson plans for parents, youth and teachers to address the question: How do we, as families, talk about slavery in the 21st century?

    The Color In Freedom Experience: An Interactive Journey Along the Underground Railroad was developed by S & D. Consulting Services and the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture.  Toured by International Arts and Artists, Washington, D.C.  Sponsored by the National Endowment For The Humanities.

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    About The Artist

    joseph_holstonJoseph Holston was born in Washington, D.C.  He worked for eight years in commercial and advertising art, before becoming a full-time studio artist in 1972.

    He is a critically acclaimed painter and printmaker who exhibits widely in galleries and museums throughout the United States.  He has lectured and conducted workshops at universities in the U.S. and Tanzania.

    Works by Holston are included in public and private collections around the world.

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