Win tickets to a private view of two new exhibitions

21 January 2014 by Felicity

Their Spirits Gone Before Them by Laura Facey, 2006

Their Spirits Gone Before Them by Laura Facey, © Donnette Zacca

We’re thrilled to have not one, but two new exhibitions opening this month at the International Slavery Museum: Their Spirits (opens 31 January) and Brutal Exposure: the Congo (opens 24 January).

A joint private view for both exhibitions will be held on Thursday 30 January from 6-8pm, and we’re excited to announce that we’ve got five pairs of tickets to give away!

To be in with a chance of winning, simply email your name and telephone number to by 5pm on Friday 24 January.

We’ll pick our lucky winners at random and notify them on Monday 27 January. Good luck!




Their Spirits showcases the work of internationally acclaimed Jamaican artist Laura Facey.The centrepiece is a spectacular cottonwood canoe featuring 1,357 resin figures. The figures represent enslaved Africans transported to Jamaica during the slave trade. Facey’s work communicates their resilience, strength and unity.

Brutal Exposure: the Congo is an exhibition of photographs considered to represent one of the first human rights campaigns.Taken by missionary Alice Seeley Harris in the early 1900s, they document the exploitation carried out under King Leopold II’s regime in the Congo Free State.

Entry to both exhibitions is free. For more information, visit

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