THE MIDDLE PASSAGE
Exhibit Grand Opening
The Forced Journey of Millions of Africans as Part of the
Trans-Atlantic Slave Route
From Africa to North America, South America, and the Caribbean
Presented by AAHM
March 23, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
The Springfield and Central IL African American History Museum
1440 Monument Ave. Springfield, IL 62702
217-391-6323 https://spiaahm.org firstname.lastname@example.org
The exhibit will feature “The Door of No Return”, a special interactive audio-visual experience, designed by Jim Betts, an instructor at LLCC and retired Scenic Department Head at Paramount Studios. Included in the exhibit are figures designed by Alice Boykin, narratives on the history of slavery and the Middle Passage, as well as an artistic presentation of Mother Africa by Korbin “Kas” King. The exhibit is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Springfield South, the Springfield Area Arts Council, ALPLM, and LLCC.