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Historic D.A. Dorsey House

On The Ban Wagon | The Power Of The Pen

This exhibition is a deep dive into banned books, showcasing literary works that have significantly shaped African American history.

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On The Ban Wagon | The Power Of The Pen
On The Ban Wagon | The Power Of The Pen

Time & Location

Mar 20, 2024, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Historic D.A. Dorsey House, 250 NW 9th St, Miami, FL 33136, USA

About The Event

Embark on a journey through African American history with our "On The Ban Wagon" Art Exhibition, exploring banned books that have shaped our cultural landscape. In addition to this exclusive experience, anticipate an array of celebrations throughout the year, from Women's History Month to Pride Month, Juneteenth, Hispanic Heritage Month, Banned Book Week, Art Basel, and more. Join us for an enriching experience! Exhibition hours: Mon-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat 12pm-5pm. Exclusive visits by RSVP only. Groups or individual parties welcomed.

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