Admiring the Hush Arbor: Inspiring Community Voices

Hosted by West Florida Historic Preservation, Inc. and the Florida Public Archaeology Network, Admiring the Hush Arbor: Inspiring Community Voices is an outdoor, seated program that explores African American culture, resistance, and experience within the framework of hush arbor practices. During the antebellum period, a hush arbor was an outdoor meeting space where enslaved people would practice religious traditions in secret. The program is composed of 15-20 minute presentations by

The Kingdom of This World, Reimagined – Artist Talk

Join the Pensacola Museum of Art for a conversation between curator, Lesley A. Wolff, Ph.D., and the Haitian-American artist, Edouard Duval-Carrié, as they discuss the exhibition “The Kingdom of This World, Reimagined”. “The Kingdom of this World, Reimagined” presents a selection of contemporary work inspired by Alejo Carpentier’s historical novel, The Kingdom of This World, which recounts the Haitian Revolution and its profound impact on the emergent nation. For the

Basma Alawee

Basma Alawee is a former refugee from Iraq, a Refugee Congress Delegate since 2013, and the Refugee Organizer for the Florida Immigrant Coalition. Born in the midst of the Iran-Iraq war, Basma witnessed the horrors and consequences of war occurring in her homeland.

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