Fernberger Family Gallery 108
Discover the literal and symbolic marks left on early American art by makers of African descent. Both enslaved and free, these often-uncredited artists and artisans played a fundamental part in the American story while finding ways to protect themselves against racist views. Their surviving works present undeniable evidence of their expertise.
Get a sneak peek at works in this gallery.
Rosalie Hooper, Project Curatorial and Interpretation Assistant