The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
recently received a number of awards from the Ohio Museums Association
, including one for best exhibit for the 2016 ENSLAVED: A Visual Story of Modern Day Slavery
The museum also received the Gold Award (the top prize) for the visual communication competition for The Rosa Parks Experience
campaign, and Jesse Kramer, the museum's creative director, received the 2016 Emerging Professional Award.
ENSLAVED: A Visual Story of Modern Day Slavery
featured images by world-renowned photographer Lisa Kristine that documented the lives of slaves and the freedom they never dreamed possible. The Rosa Parks Experience
is the museum’s virtual reality experience that commemorates Rosa Parks’ historic demonstration.
Founded in 1976, the OMA is the leading advocate for connecting and empowering the state's museums and museum professionals through professional development, networking events and advocacy. Each year, OMA’s annual awards program honors outstanding individual and institutional achievements and visual communications.
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