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The Kinsey Collection at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, Ohio – Opening November 4th!

We are excited to announce the opening of The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection on November 4th at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. 

In 2007, The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center was the second museum to show The Kinsey Collection, and it is wonderful to return 10 years later. The NURFC sits on the beautiful Ohio River and is a stunning world-class museum dedicated to African American history and culture. Mark your calendars, details on events to be forthcoming. We hope to see you there.

For more information on the museum and exhibit, please visit www.freedomcenter.org

The Kinsey Collection at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center:

November 4th, 2017 through March 4th, 2018

Hong Kong Philharmonic honors The Kinsey Collection

On February 25th, 2017…the Hong Kong Philharmonic put on a beautiful concert inspired by and honoring The Kinsey Collection exhibit at the University of Hong Kong Museum and Gallery. A surreal moment and testament to the global interest in African American history and culture.

Fresno County Office of Education hosts “An Evening with Bernard & Shirley Kinsey” Education Summit – Monday, February 13th

San Diego County Office of Education’s African American Achievement Summit – 2/3/17

San Bernardino County Office of Education’s African American Task Force Community Event – Saturday, January 21st

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American Airlines highlights Kinsey Collection sponsorship in Cargo News

American Airlines – official airline of the Kinsey Collection, and sponsor of the Rising Above exhibit at the University of Hong Kong, proudly highlighted their transport of the collection to Hong Kong for it’s international debut.

American Airlines handled the transport of more than 3,000 lbs of priceless contents flawlessly. Special thanks to Commercial Director Thomas Scruby and team, Heath Knisely and Elfi Chik. 

Read article HERE

The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection exhibit Hong Kong press coverage!


Kinsey Bus Stop Posters in Hong Kong (click image to enlarge)

Our first international exhibit at the University of Hong Kong Museum and Gallery is being met with incredible energy and visitorship! Please find articles and features from some of Hong Kong’s largest news outlets below.

LIFESTYLE ASIA

8 must-see art exhibitions in Hong Kong this January

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST

South China Morning Post – Hong Kong Treated to Rare Collection of African American Art and History

HONG KONG FREE PRESS

Hong Kong Free Press – African American Art Exhibition Depicts the Merits of Diversity

POST MAGAZINE

Black American Treasures from turbulent times go on show in Hong Kong

RTHK 4

Morning Call with Jonathan Douglass

The Kinsey Collection Educational Initiative visits Imperial Valley, California 10/25 & 10/26/2016

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In our mission to increase how American history is taught in California schools, we will be visiting the Imperial Valley School District at the invitation of the Imperial Valley County Office of Education for two events on October 25th and 26th, 2016. Deputy Superintendent Amanda Brooke and her amazing colleagues are working closely¬†with us on the development of the Kinsey Collection classroom curriculum, and we couldn’t be happier to have them on the team. We look forward to meeting the parents and educators of Imperial Valley, for what promises to be two impactful events.

Tuesday 10/25/2016 – 6:00PM
Southwest High School-Jimmy Cannon Theater
2001 Ocotillo Drive
El Centro, CA 92243

Wednesday 10/26/2016 – 8:00AM-1:00PM
Imperial Palms Resort
2050 Country Club Drive
Holtville, CA 92250
Registration: www.icoe.org/register

The Kinsey Collection makes it’s international debut at The University of Hong Kong Museum December 8th, 2016 – February 26th, 2017

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The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection makes it’s international debut at the Hong Kong Kong University Museum and Gallery on December 8th, 2016 and will be on display through February 26th, 2017.

A special thank you to our sponsors American Airlines and Goldman Sachs

Learn more about the museum HERE

2/10/16 – College Magazine gets Bernard Kinsey’s thoughts on Black History Month

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Maxwell Dietz and College Magazine caught up to Bernard Kinsey to get his thoughts on the pros and cons of “Black History Month”.

Check out the interview here