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In Baltimore, the Walters Art Museum confronts the Confederate history of its founders

Category: Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion
The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore. (Walters Art Museum)
The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore. (Walters Art Museum)

“You have to acknowledge something before you address the trauma it has created.”

— Julia Marciari-Alexander, Executive Director, Walters Art Museum.

In the wake of the national reckoning around social and racial justice, the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore has broadened its founders’ biographies to include their support for the Confederacy and connect their wealth to the South’s legacy of slavery.

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