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Brown Lecture Series: Candacy Taylor

Registration not required, but encouraged. Check back for the Eventbrite registration link.

Presented in partnership with the Reginald F. Lewis Museum.

Candacy Taylor will be in conversation with Jessica Bell Brown about her book, Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America.

Candacy Taylor is an award-winning author, photographer and cultural documentarian. Her work has been featured in over 50 media outlets including the New Yorker and The Atlantic. She is the recipient of numerous fellowships and grants including The Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University and the National Endowment for the Humanities. She lives in Denver, Colorado.

Jessica Bell Brown is the Associate Curator for Contemporary Art at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Her forthcoming exhibition A Movement in Every Direction: Legacies of the Great Migration is co-curated with Ryan N. Dennis of the Mississippi Museum of Art and will open in April 2022 in Jackson and October 2022 at the BMA. Brown has helmed roles at Gracie Mansion Conservancy, Creative Time, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and MoMA. A Ph.D. candidate in Modern and Contemporary Art at Princeton, her writing has appeared in publications for The Studio Museum in Harlem, MoMA, New Museum, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Renaissance Society, Flash Art, Artforum, Art Papers, Aperture, Art in America and The Brooklyn Rail. 

ASL interpretation will be available to attendees.

Visit to order your copies of Overground Railroad.

The Brown Lecture Series is supported by the Eddie C. and C. Sylvia Brown Foundation.

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The conversation will also be broadcast on the Enoch Pratt Free Library Facebook page. It can be watched after the broadcast on Facebook Live.

Wednesday, July 7 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Writers LIVE!, Brown Lecture Series, Summer Break Baltimore, Virtual Event

Age Group

Adults, Seniors

Compass Category

Writers LIVE at the Library

Event Publisher

Tracy Dimond - for Adults

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