Free exhibit American Writer’s Museum
180 N. Michigan, 2nd Floor (312) 702-7407. Online
The American Writer’s Museum doesn’t offer any free days but occasionally sells discount admission so this is nice that they’re offering their exhibits online for free.
Explore the later life of writer and orator Frederick Douglass in this original exhibit. Originally on view at the American Writers Museum June 22, 2018-June 10, 2019, Frederick Douglass: Agitator is now available virtually.
On this site, visitors can see the content from the exhibit, learn about Douglass’ use of portraiture, download curriculum, and more. Scroll down to learn more about the making of this exhibit.
To celebrate the launch of the AWM’s special exhibit Frederick Douglass: Agitator, we welcomed Harvard scholar Keidrick Roy to discuss the enduring legacy of Douglass. Roy served as one of the main curators of the exhibit. This program was recorded when the physical exhibit opened in June of 2018.