NYPL Doc Chat: Augusta Savage's "Lift Every Voice and Sing," A Treasure of Liberation

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October 28, 2021
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Black History / Studies
In the next episode of NYPL's Doc Chat, Thursday October 28 at 3:30pm, Tammi Lawson of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and author and poet Marilyn Nelson discuss "Lift Every Voice and Sing," the sculpture by artist Augusta Savage, featured in the Library’s newly opened The Polonsky Exhibition of The New York Public Library’s Treasures. Lawson and Nelson will analyze the intersection of art, activism, community, and expression as symbolized by Savage's iconic work.
Doc Chat is a weekly, 30-minute program series from the New York Public Library that digs deep into the stories behind the Library’s most interesting collections and highlights ways that teachers can incorporate them into the classroom.
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Julie Golia

Curator of History, Social Sciences, and Government Information

The New York Public Library

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