On February 27, this year’s Black History Month Family Day attracted more than 1,000 visitors. They enjoyed a wide variety of art activities, music and dance performances, and international cultural displays and presentations.
Above (top row): Children picking up “passports” for recording the day’s art travels; UR’s Axum group performing traditional Ethiopian dance; and Ghanaian adinkra scarves made by visitors. (Bottom row): The multi-generational SWAN Community Band in concert; Eunice White as Harriet Tubman in a historical re-enactment by AKWAABA: The Heritage Associates; and an impromptu dance lesson by Akoma Ntoaso Dance Ensemble. Photos by Ria Casartelli.