October 12, 2010 Comments Off on Calendar


Black History Month Family Day

Memorial Art Gallery
Sunday, February 27, 2011
12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

All ages are invited to this annual event celebrating Black History Month. Admission is free and includes:

  • hands-on art activities
  • concert by Rochester soul group Black August (pictured)
  • “A Time in the Life of Frederick Douglass, Shields Green and A Woman Called Moses (Harriet Tubman),” reenacted by AKWAABA: The Heritage Associates
  • child-friendly art talk on Ghana and adinkra symbols by Nita Brown
  • Caribbean drumming by children's performance troupe Dreamseeds
  • African music and dance by Akoma Ntoaso Dance Ensemble
  • performance by SWAN Community Band
  • Ethiopian dance by University of Rochester student group Axum
  • family tours of the exhibition
  • cultural displays
Black History Month Family Day is sponsored by JPMorgan Chase Foundation and the Robert and Madeleine S. Heilbrunn Memorial Fund.