The National Black Doll Museum of History and Culture sponsored by the Doll E Daze Project & Museum Inc. celebrated their newly established location at 288 North Main Street in Mansfield, MA with a ribbon cutting.
According to their website The National Black Doll Museum was "established as a cultural and educational resource institution. The museum uses its non threatening environment to facilitate true dialogues on cultural differences, empowers individuals by cultivating artistic and creative skills thus nurturing one’s self-esteem. Through collaborations with other museums, cultural centers, organizations and individuals cultural education of African American history is exchanged via workshops, seminars, and presentations."
Local and State officials were on hand to celebrate the occassion; Senator Timilty, Paul Heroux Attleboro State Rep., & Town Selectmen Olivier Kozlowski, Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce, Kara Griffin, Co founders - Felicia Walker w/ grandson Camerron and Debbie Britt Holding the ribbon in the middle surrounded by dozens of doll artist from all over the United States.
“The museum is one of 2 Black Doll Museums in the United States, the exhibits are amazing, rich in detail and tied to historical moments in time, I encourage you to stop into the museum and browse through this unique museum.”
For more information about the National Black Doll Museum you can check out the website or call them directly at (774)284-4729.