"Expanding our understanding of the world"
Captive Passage is made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities, with research funding provided by the Rockefeller
Foundation and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
In addition, major suport has been provided by:
- The Gwathmey Memorial Trust
- The Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Publlic Policy
- Dominion Virginia Power
- Norfolk State University
- Newport News Shipbuilding Employees' Credit Union
- Langley Federal Credit Union
- Randolph Realty, Inc.
- Consolidated Bank & Trush Co.
- Zel Technologies
Additional support was provided by:
- Urban league of Hampton Roads, Inc.
- Clear Channel Communications
- Hampton Roads Transit
- Visions 2000, Inc.
- Hampton Roads Black Media Porfessionals
- Waddler & Associates
- Dr. Colston R. Selma E. Stewart
Presenting Media Sponsor:
Opening Saturday, May 4, 2002, Captive Passage: The Transatlantic Slave Trade and the Making of the Americas was organized
in cooperation with the South Street Seaport Museum in New York City and
the National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside in Liverpool, England. The original Transatlantic Slavery Gallery in Liverpool was
initiated and supported by The Peter Moores Foundation.
Following its close at The Mariners' Museum on December 31, 2002, Captive Passage will begin a national tour first at the
Smithsonian Institution and then at other major venues across the country.