Detail, Allan Rohan Crite (1910-2007), School's Out, 1936, oil on canvas, 30 1/4 X 36 1/8 in., Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Museum of Modern Art, 1971.447.18. Right: Leonard Freed (1929-2006), Washington, D.C., USA (March on Washington, 8-28-1963), 1963, iris print, 14 x 11 in., © Leonard Freed/Magnum, Collection of National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Brigitte Freed in memory of Leonard Freed, 2009.6

Detail, Allan Rohan Crite (1910-2007), School’s Out, 1936, oil on canvas, 30 1/4 X 36 1/8 in., Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Museum of Modern Art, 1971.447.18. Right: Leonard Freed (1929-2006), Washington, D.C., USA (March on Washington, 8-28-1963), 1963, iris print, 14 x 11 in., © Leonard Freed/Magnum, Collection of National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Brigitte Freed in memory of Leonard Freed, 2009.6

The Oh Freedom! Online Conference explored Civil Rights and Smithsonian collections with curators, experts, and educators in live presentations, demonstrations, and moderated forums. Watch the archived conference by checking the schedule and clicking on an individual session to access the recording.

Presented by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, and featuring the Oh Freedom! website, this online resource is available to students and teachers everywhere.

Teacher Spotlight Video

Teacher SpotlightHigh school teacher Michele G. shares how she uses art in her 11th grade U.S. History class to teach the Civil Rights Movement and demonstrates the benefits of using the Oh Freedom! website. Launch Video

Speakers

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Conference Schedule

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 Other Resources

resourcesLook here for info on digital badges, discussion forums, recordings, and other features such as the Virtual Graphic Facilitation of the Keynote Session (it was illustrated in real time.) Look Now!