Charlotte Cushman: Seward Family Friend and Symbol of an Age

  • June 27, 2019
  • 25 South Street
  • Auburn, NY 13021
  • P: 3152521283

As part of Auburn’s Pride Month commemoration, SHM Directors of Education and Collections will discuss the Seward family's connections to Charlotte Cushman.  A renowned actress of her time, Cushman was also a Seward family friend and early figure in LGTBQ history. Jeff Ludwig and Matt Mac Vittie will explore these stories as well as sexuality in the 19th-century and the complicated ways Cushman subverted “traditional” roles in a Victorian age often associated with repression.

This event is free and open to the public and will be held at the at the Equal Rights Heritage Center. 

Charlotte Cushman: Seward Family Friend and Symbol of an Age
  • 25 South Street
  • Auburn, NY 13021
  • June 27, 2019
  • NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center
  • Free to the public

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