Welcome to the conversation!

Welcome to the conversation!

Harriet Beecher Stowe's (1811-1896) best-selling anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852), made her the most famous American woman of the 19th century and galvanized the abolition movement before the Civil War.

The Stowe Center is a 21st-century museum and program center using Stowe's story to inspire social justice and positive change.

The Salons at Stowe programs are a forum to connect the challenging issues (race, gender and class) that impelled Stowe to write and act with the contemporary face of those same issues. The Salon format is based on a robust level of audience participation, with the explicit goal of promoting civic engagement. Recent topics included: Teaching Acceptance; Is Prison the New Slavery; Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North; Creativity and Change; Race, Gender and Politics Today; How to be an Advocate

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Monday, January 4, 2016

Celebrate #MLK Jr. Day at the Stowe Center

On January 18th, the Stowe Center will open for free tours in honor of MLK Jr. Day. Come by and learn about Harriet Beecher Stowe, MLK Jr., and the ways in which their work connects today. Participate in our bell ringing for peace at noon and stick around for a Salon at Lunch on MLK Jr.'s "The Beloved Community."

Honor MLK Jr. with the Stowe Center on January 18th! The Stowe Center will be open for free tours, activities, and a Salon program from 9:30 am-5:00 pm.

1 comment:

tom mccormick said...

There is no such thing as race in relation to human beings. Homo sapiens, sapiens has not branched into sub-species. Stowe - please stop repeating nonsense.