Black History Month Programs

Black History Month 2011

Faith Ringgold story quiltWhat’s Up: Faith Ringgold

Sunday, February 6, 2 pm

Docent Cynthia Flynn speaks on Faith Ringgold’s 1995  “story quilt” Seven Passages to a Flight (pictured). Followed by the opportunity to ask questions. Included in Gallery admission.  More about the quilt

summer street scene in harlem by jacob lawrence

Film Screening: Harlem Renaissance

Thursday, February 10, 7 pm

Free screening of the PBS documentary Against All Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance, followed by a panel discussion. Free admission. Learn more

Pictured: Summer Street Scene in Harlem (1948) by American master Jacob Lawrence is on view on the Gallery’s first floor.

art activities at Black History Month Family DayBlack History Month Family Day

Sunday, February 27, noon–5 pm

Free family art activities, music and dance performances, tours and storytelling. Free admission. Learn more

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Pictured: At last year’s family day, Donovan Armstrong works on a project in the Creative Workshop.

Other Events at UR and Around the Community

University of Rochester Black History Month flyer