Lowell Lecture

Curated Conversations: Living on a Tightrope: A Free Black Cabinet Maker in the Antebellum South

Date & Time

Oct. 14, 2018 at 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.


Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115
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Christine Storti, furniture conservator

Presenting Organization

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


The Arts

As a member of the free black community in North Carolina, Thomas Day become the most successful cabinetmaker in his region during the time of slavery, a remarkable feat. Join furniture conservator, Christine Storti, to look behind the façade of Day’s magnificent bookcase, as well as gain an understanding of his public life.