“Suing for Freedom” at Kentucky Artisan Center
Elizabeth Lawson Portrays Charlotte Dupuy “Suing for Freedom” at Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea
Actress Elizabeth Lawson will portray Charlotte Dupuy, in a Humanities Council Chautauqua performance at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea on Sunday, May 15, beginning at 2:00 p.m. Charlotte Dupuy was one of Henry Clay’s slaves who sued him for the freedom of herself and her children when Clay moved her family to Washington D.C. where he served as Secretary of State.
The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, located at 200 Artisan Way, just off Interstate 75 at Berea Exit 77. The center’s exhibits, shopping and travel information areas are open daily, year-round, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and the cafe is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.
The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea currently features works by more than 700 artisans from more than 100 counties across the Commonwealth. Special exhibits on display include “Great Impressions: Prints by Kentucky Artisans,” through Sept. 10, 2016; and in the lobby, “Kentucky Clay: A Continuing Tradition.”
For more information call 859-985-5448 or visit kentuckyartisancenter.ky.gov