Press Preview for Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality

May 7, 4 p.m.

Free for press

Members of the media are invited to a press preview featuring opening remarks by Jeffrey Rosen, followed by a guided tour of Civil War and Reconstruction. The press preview will include short gallery performances of FOURTEEN: A Theatrical Performance, and will conclude with a special reception and ribbon cutting. Press are encouraged to stay for the evening conversation with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., whose documentary for PBS, Reconstruction: After the Civil War, will premiere April 9 and 16. The opening events on May 7 are open to the press and invitation-only. Press interested in attending should contact Merissa Blum at 215-409-6645 or [email protected]

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