Race & Psychology Museum Tour
Visitors on the Race & Psychology Museum Tour
Explore the relationship between race and the history of psychology on a guided tour of the National Museum of Psychology.
Visit the Cummings Center for the History of Psychology for our Race & Psychology Museum Tour! This tour recontextualizes the National Museum of Psychology by exploring the relationship between psychological science and systems of racial injustice. Guests examine the power of psychology to both reinforce and tear down racist policies and belief systems, including histories of diagnosis, institutionalization, intelligence testing, and a discussion of the American Psychological Association’s recent Apology to People of Color.
In relation to these topics, the tour highlights the important contributions of psychologists of color throughout the history of psychology. The guided tour includes a digital packet of supplementary photos and archival documents, as well as opportunities for guests to try out interactive recreations of historic intelligence and reaction time tests.
The tour takes approximately 60 minutes with additional time for Q&A. Guests are encouraged to arrive early or ... view more »
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Oct 18, 2023 at 06:00 pm - 07:30 pm (Wed)
- Nov 1, 2023 at 06:00 pm - 07:30 pm (Wed)
73 S. College Street, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325
Free parking is available in the lot directly adjacent to the building. This lot contains a dedicated accessible parking spot near the museum entrance.
Free parking is also available in Lot 30 at the corner of College and Market streets, which contains several accessible parking spaces.
Metered parking is available along South College Street. Pavement from Lot 30 and metered parking may be uneven, and people with limited mobility should exercise caution.