The Freedom Place Collection and The Sankofa African Dance and Drum Ensemble

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The Sankofa African Dance and Drum Ensemble will present an original performance, integrating elements of The Freedom Place Collection into their music and movements.

On display at Monroe Community College, The Freedom Place Collection is an exhibition of rarely seen works of African-American artists Benny Andrews, Romare Bearden, Robert Freeman, Alma Thomas and Richard Yarde during the Harlem Renaissance and beyond.

The performance is free for MCC students and employees. Tickets are $5 for the general public and will be available for purchase through www.monroecctickets.com and at the door on the day of the show. Parking available in lot F.

The exhibit is free and open to the public. Group tours are available by calling (585) 292-2021.