FreeEveryone ($5 donation per group recommended)

Join us for our Black History Month Celebration Day! With something for everyone, come enjoy a wide array of art, music, dance performances, and more! Performers include: ROC City Line Dance Express, Dunwoody Dance5678, DJ ANDRE’AGONY, Dress for Success Fashion Show, Cinnamon Jones, The Prestigious Gems Dance, Will Holton, Mayukwa Kashiwa African Dance Drums, Pearl Legacy Step Team, Garth Fagan Dance, Rochester Academy Charter School, and Prince Will Star.

Schedule of Events


12–3:45 pm | Community Display Tables
12:30–1 pm | Donna Beaty Contemporary Praise Dance
1–1:15 pm | The Prestigious Gems
1:15–1:30 pm | Freedom Steppers, Frederick Douglass R-Center
1:30–1:55 pm | Community Representatives
2–2:15 pm | Dance Dunwoody Dance 5678
2:15–2:30 pm | Teen Empowerment
2:30–2:45 pm | Community Representatives
2:45–3 pm | Pearl Legacy Step Team 
3–3:15 pm | Community Representatives
3:15–3:30 pm | Mayukwa Kashiwa African Dance & Drums


Fred Tinsley (Photography)
12–3:30 pm | Art Displays by Prince Will Star (ProartCreate) and The Artist Rochelle
12–4:30 pm | DJ ANDRE’ AGONY Gospel, Old School RnB, Reggae, Hip-Hop
12–12:30 pm | Garth Fagan Dance 
12:30–1 pm | Mayukwa Kashiwa African Dance & Drums
1–1:15 pm | Black Storyteller Angela Water Bamford, Renditions of Maya Angelou
1:15–1:30 pm | Quaves Walker, Rap/ Spoken Word
2–2:15 pm | Maine: The Dancer
2:15–2:30 pm | Kassie Transforming Bodies In Motion
2:30–3 pm | Will Holton, Saxophonist
3–3:15 pm | ROC City Line Dance Express
3:15–3:45 pm | Cinnamon Jones
4–4:30 pm | Fashion Show Dress for Success


12 pm | Divine Nine discussion panel
2–3:45 pm | Black History Month Leadership Speaker & Author Doug Melville, Invisible Generals: Rediscovering Family Legacy, and a Quest To Honor America’s First Black Generals; book signing* and photos to follow


12–3:30 pm | Make-it-and-take it arts & crafts
12–3:30 pm | Face Painting


1 pm | Tour with Delores Jackson Radney

*Books will be available for purchase in MAG’s STORE before the talk in the Auditorium on Sunday, February 18

Due to capacity restrictions, Yayoi Kusama’s INFINITY MIRRORED ROOM – LET’S SURVIVE FOREVER, 2017, will be closed during this event.

Celebration Series is sponsored by the MAG Council, with additional support from the Robert and Madeleine S. Heilbrunn Memorial Fund. Black History Month Celebration Day is sponsored by Excellus BCBS, Coldwell Banker (Shaheen Hyde), Fidelis, MCFC, Martha Hope Senior Expressions Inc., 211/LIFELINE, and Sara Taylor BIPOC PEEEEEK.