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Paintings, Sculpture, Prints, Artifacts, Manuscripts, Documents, and Books Chronicle 300 Years of History.
The Amistad Center for Art & Culture's collection encompasses nearly 7,000 important objects that reveal the stories of Africans in America dating from the 17th century. Our collection includes:
Unsurpassed by any other institution in New England, and one of the finest of its kind in the world, the collection's major subject areas include slavery in the U.S., the Abolitionist movement, the Civil War and Emancipation, the Reconstruction era, Black Resistance and the Civil Rights movement.
Other areas of interest include major artistic, literary, and political figures, the Black church, military participation, satire and stereotypical commentary.
We've recently acquired several interesting and beautiful pieces:
Visit our galleries to experience a part of American history that's rarely seen from this personal point of view.
It will open your mind.