Fine Art Animation
DAY AT THE MUSEUM
Response to the Harris Museum & Art Gallery’s programme of events and workshops to mark the Bicentenary of the Abolition of Slavery.
Exhibitions and workshops:
Lubaina Himid: Talking on Corners, Speaking in Tongues (Harris Art Gallery)
Bitter Sweet: Legacies of Sugar and Slavery in the Caribbean (Harris Museum)
Chantal Oakes: The Power of Art and Protest, using natural history to explore Turner's painting "The Slave Ship" or "Slavers Throwing overboard the Dead and Dying—Typhoon coming on", a painting by the British artist J. M. W. Turner of a slave ship, first exhibited in 1840.