Art On View: by Black Coral Inc.


Edmund "Barry: Gaither Director and Curator of The Museum of National Center of Afro-American Art and world renown Photographer Master Artist Hakim Raquib discuss the Tory Row installation.




Forgotten Souls of Tory Row: Remembering the Enslaved People of Brattle Street


This summer, History Cambridge has partnered with Black Coral, Inc. to erect a temporary public art installation on the front lawn of the Hooper-Lee-Nichols House at 159 Brattle Street. The piece will be on view and open to the public dawn to dusk from June 3-October 3, 2022 and to date has had over 2000 visitors! The Art will be a part of the Cambridge Historical Walk until October.



Mark your calendars for these public events:

  • Public celebration Saturday, July 16, 6:30-8 PM

  • Zoom talk with artists on Thursday, July 21 at 7 PM

Questions and media inquiries, please contact Marieke Van Damme, Executive Director, mvandamme@historycambridge.org

We acknowledge that our headquarters are on land which has been the traditional ancestral homeland of the Massachusett people. It is unceded and remains sacred to the Massachusetts, and to their close neighbors and relatives, the Nipmuc and Wampanoag peoples.

This project is generously funded by: Massachusetts Cultural Council