A traveling exhibition of the Oberlin Conservatory Library
I’ve always tried to help young people. If someone wants to improve, if they have a sincere desire to learn, I’ve always tried to be there to give them whatever I can.
– Milt Hinton
Playing the Changes provides an unrivaled perspective on the life and legacy of jazz legend Milt Hinton, one of the 20th century’s most accomplished bass players.
Developed by Oberlin College and the Milton J. Hinton Photographic Collection, the exhibit combines up to fifty of Hinton’s most acclaimed original photographs taken between the 1930s–1990s with insightful biographical materials drawn from the Milton J. and Mona C. Hinton Collection in the Oberlin Conservatory Library’s special collections.
Exhibit Locations and Schedule
January 7 to February 11, 2018
Sandusky Cultural Center
2130 Hayes Avenue
Sandusky, OH 44870
March 26 to April 30, 2018
Langston Hughes Branch of the Cleveland Public Library
10200 Superior Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
June to December, 2018
The Legacy Museum at Tuskegee University
1 Benjamin Payton Drive
Tuskegee, AL 36088
Biography of Milt Hinton
Learn about the remarkable life and career of Milt Hinton.Read the biography
View the 10 exhibit panels, each with one or more audio clips.Panel 1: Playing the Changes