Over a game of chess Thomas Jefferson and his manservant, Jupiter, challenge and amuse each other. Are all men created equal? In this depiction of a private moment in the life of a very public figure, chess becomes a metaphor for the power dynamics present in the master/slave relationship. This event has limited seating due to social distancing. Please arrive early to secure a seat.
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Jefferson and Jupiter: Across the Board
Meet a Spinet
Get to know how a spinet works, the tools and materials of the builders, the people who made and bought them, and best of all, hear its music. Capacity limited.
All Things are Possible
Robert Carter III discusses his inner struggles and new-found faith that will lead him to an extraordinary decision and an equally remarkable action.
Visit a Nation Builder- General George Washington
Step into the past with George Washington, Father of the Country.