CelebrATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Milwaukee Art Museum
Black History Month Tours
Experience the ways artists of African descent have used their work to document their lives and fight for social change.
Jam Ak Jam
Experience African dance, music, and folklore.
Jahmés Finlayson and
Listen to music that celebrates African roots and the spirit of Haiti.
Crossing Borders Music
This string quartet concert will explore the richness of Haitian music and culture through compositions by Haitian composers.
Ko-Thi Dance Company: Enjoy music and dance rooted in African and Caribbean culture.
The African American
The Wisconsin Black
Includes craft making for kids, film screenings, vendor displays and writer workshops. Enjoy live performances from dancers, musicians and spoken word artists while indulging in local African American food.
3020 W Vliet St
UWM Union Cinema
(films free to the public)
When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there's enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to make the Big Easy blush.
About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.
An account of the Ferguson uprising as told by the people who lived it.
Feb 16, 5-7pm
Good Eats Open Mic
Express Your Miwaukee is super excited bring an up and coming poet, Kennedy Hughes!
1300 W. Fond du Lac Ave.
Meet the Watson Family
Stop by the replica Watson House in the Streets of Old Milwaukee to explore the Watsons' family history through an interactive display that illustrates this vibrant era in the city’s black heritage. Through February from 10am to noon. Feb. 19, 11am-3pm
Looking for African clothes to wear to one of these events? Go see Sarah at the African Center!!
6029 N Teutonia Ave