"Deprived of the Use of Their Reason: Quakerism & the Curability of Mental Illness at Friends' Asylum 1817-1867" Curator Talk & Opening Reception
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
4:30PM to 6:30PM
MAGILL MAGILL Lobby
The founders of Friends’ Asylum sought to alleviate the tensions that insanity caused for Philadelphia’s Quaker families. This exhibit includes Friends' Asylum records and other related materials from Quaker & Special Collections, and comes out of the Quakers and Mental Health digital project, found at qmh.haverford.edu.
Thursday, September 7, 2017
7:00PM to 9:00PM
VCAM Presentation Lounge
Join us for an opening party in Haverford’s new VCAM (Visual Culture, Arts, and Media) facility, check out its spaces, and meet staff and faculty working in the building.
Friday, September 8, 2017
4:30PM to 7:30PM
Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery
Artist Sadie Barnette mines personal and political histories using family photographs, recent drawings, and selections from the 500-page file that the FBI amassed after her father joined the Black Panther Party in 1968.
Black Squirrel Search Suggestions*
*We have a very tiny magic 8 ball.