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Objectively Racist (NEW)

Objectively Racist (NEW)

Media and imagery can heavily influence the way people see the world, and that influence is not always positive. Through this exhibit, you will learn about the history of these racist caricatures, the effect they've had on the African American community, and the implications they still have today. Objectively Racist includes images, product packaging, knick-knacks, and other objects that help perpetuate individual, institutional, and structural racism.

Subjects: Social Studies
Program Type: Permanent Exhibition
NYS Standards:

  • 3.8 The concept of universal human rights suggests that all people should be treated fairly and should have the opportunity to meet their basic needs. 

  • 11.10 Social and Economic Change/Domestic Issues (1945-Present)

Where is it?

Museum & Science Center

When is it?

Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Earliest Start Time: 9am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

How Much Does It Cost?

Cost: Permanent galleries are included (availability varies) with Museum Group Admission: $8 per person; 1 free adult with every 5 students; RMSC Member adults free

How To Book?

Call: 585.697.1942

Need More Information?

Name: Member & Visitor Services
Phone: 585-697-1942

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