Opening Reception & Panel Discussion

Thursday, February 20, 2020
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Lyman Allyn Art Museum

Join us for an evening reception and panel discussion of Lyman Allyn’s latest Near :: New exhibition, Stories of Resilience: Encountering Racism. Panelists include, attorney Lonnie Braxton, Rev. Florence Clarke, Sonalyst Board member Donetta Hodge, Dean of Institutional Equity and Inclusion at Connecticut College John McKnight, and Dr. Lynda B. Smith, Ph.D.

The panel will be moderated by Jerry Fischer, former Director of the Jewish Federation of Eastern Connecticut. Developed from the Jewish Federation’s Encountering Differences ProgramStories of Resilience paints a picture of remarkable successes in the face of daunting obstacles through personal photographs, artifacts, and video testimonies.

Opening reception: 5:00 PM
Panel discussion: 6:00 PM

Please RSVP to 860.443.2545 ext. 2129 or email