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Discover the Power of the Pen at "On The Ban Wagon" Art Exhibition in Overtown, Miami

We are thrilled to invite you to an extraordinary art exhibition, "On The Ban Wagon | The Power Of The Pen," hosted at the Historic D.A. Dorsey House in Overtown, Miami. This compelling exhibit celebrates the resilience and creativity of authors who defied censorship and honors the legacies of visionaries like Jose Rizal and David Walker. Through the lens of banned literature, our artists explore the enduring struggle for freedom of expression and the transformative power of the written word.

Explore the Exhibition

Step into the Historic D.A. Dorsey House, a beacon of cultural heritage, where the walls come alive with vibrant artworks that challenge censorship and celebrate literary defiance. Each piece in the exhibition tells a unique story, drawing inspiration from the powerful narratives of banned books and their authors.

Why You Should Attend

  • Experience Transformative Art: Engage with artworks that highlight the ongoing struggle against censorship and the fight for freedom of expression.

  • Historical Venue: Visit the Historic D.A. Dorsey House, a significant cultural landmark that adds a rich historical context to the exhibition.

  • Inspiration and Education: Learn about the powerful impact of banned literature through visual art and discover how these narratives continue to influence our society.

Plan Your Visit

  • Exhibition Hours:

  • Monday - Friday: 11am - 6pm

  • Saturday: 12pm - 5pm

  • Location: Historic D.A. Dorsey House, 250 NW 9th St, Miami, FL 33136

Explore the Area

While visiting the exhibit, take advantage of the vibrant neighborhood surrounding the Historic D.A. Dorsey House. Enjoy nearby attractions such as Red Rooster, known for its delectable cuisine, and House of Wings, a local favorite for wing enthusiasts. Immerse yourself in the local culture and dining experiences, all within a short distance from the exhibition.

Ensure you don’t miss out on this unique cultural experience. Whether you’re an art enthusiast, a history buff, or simply curious about the power of banned literature, "On The Ban Wagon" offers something for everyone.

Stay Updated

Check out our Dorsey House event calendar for more exciting events and activities. Follow us on social media for the latest updates, artist highlights, and exclusive content from the exhibition. Share your experiences and thoughts using #OnTheBanWagon and #PowerOfThePen.

We look forward to welcoming you to an exhibition that not only celebrates art but also champions the enduring fight for freedom of expression. See you at the Historic D.A. Dorsey House! Interested in volunteering? Sign up here


The historic D.A. Dorsey House, located in Overtown, Miami, Florida, was the home of Dana Albert Dorsey, the city's first African-American millionaire developer. Built in 1913, it stands as a testament to Dorsey's success and enduring legacy in the community.



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