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Tag: <span>Juneteenth</span>

Mazza Features Floyd Cooper and Jerry Pinkney in Celebration of Juneteenth

Mazza Features Floyd Cooper and Jerry Pinkney in Celebration of Juneteenth

In honor of Juneteenth, the University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum will display “A Tribute to Floyd Cooper and Jerry Pinkney” in the Freed Galleria beginning June 1, 2022. Juneteenth, a term short for “June Nineteenth,” commemorates the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, in 1865, to ensure that all enslaved people be freed....

May 23, 2022May 16, 2022
Illustrator E.B. Lewis Discusses the Importance of Juneteenth

Illustrator E.B. Lewis Discusses the Importance of Juneteenth

In celebration of Juneteenth, Ben Sapp, director of University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum, interviewed award winning illustrator and fine artist, E.B. Lewis, to discuss the importance of Juneteenth with his book, “All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom.” Watch the full recording on our website here. Through the eyes of one little girl,...

June 18, 2020September 9, 2020