Curator Talk: “I Am Seen… Therefore, I Am” with Director Matthew Hargraves

September 8, 2023 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Curator Talk: "I Am Seen... Therefore, I Am" with Director Matthew Hargraves

Marking the 180th anniversary of Frederick Douglass’s first visit to Hartford, I Am Seen… Therefore, I Am: Isaac Julien and Frederick Douglass is a meditation on Douglass’s life and legacy. Wadsworth Director Matthew Hargraves provides an in-depth look at the rare nineteenth-century photography on view and frames from Sir Isaac Julien’s video installation Lessons of the Hour, which depicts scenes from Douglass’s life. Free with museum admission. Meet in front of the Museum Shop.