Cheryl FinleyCommitted to Memory



Morven is honored to welcome Dr. Cheryl Finley of Cornell University  back to Princeton to share her extraordinary work and book Committed to Memory: The Art of the Slave Ship Icon. The day’s events provide an opportunity to engage in meaningful conversations surrounding the 400th anniversary of the first documentation of enslaved Africans having landed in North America. Due to anticipated interest, Dr. Finley will be providing an illustrated lecture at 2:00 p.m. Tea/Tour/Talk and 6:30 p.m. with book signing. Light refreshments will be provided at the evening lecture.

Additional support for Dr. Finley’s program is provided in part by the Historical Society of Princeton.  

The talk will be given twice, once at 2:00 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m.

2:00 p.m. talk:
$10; Free for Friends of Morven
Tea/Tour/Talk: $27; $18 for Friends of Morven

Museum Tour available at 11:00 a.m. or Noon
Tea at 1:00 p.m., Additional fee and pre-registration required for Tea

Reservations required for tea and may be made by calling 609.924.8144 ext. 103

6:30 p.m. talk:

6:30 p.m., doors open 6:00 p.m. for evening lecture
$20; $15 for Friends of Morven
Light refreshments will be provided.

About the Author

Cheryl Finley is associate professor of art history at Cornell University. She is the coauthor of Harlem: A Century in Images and the coeditor of Diaspora, Memory, Place: David Hammons, Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Pamela Z.