CelebrATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH

February, 2019

Milwaukee Art Museum

 

The museum will be hosting Haitian cultural performances in the Kohl's Art Generation Haitian Lab. The dance, musical and storytelling performances will take place each Saturday at 1pm:

 

Feb. 2

Jam Ak Jam

African dance, music and folklore

Milwaukee Art Museum

 

Feb. 9

Ko-Thi Dance Company

Music and dance rooted in African and Caribbean culture.

Milwaukee Art Museum

 

Feb. 16, 10:30am

Slow Art Saturday

Focuses on an artist of African descent living in the diaspora. A one-hour in-depth discussion on a single work of art. RSVP to adults@mam.org

Milwaukee Art Museum

 

Feb. 16

Jahmés Finlayson and Dumah Saafir

Music celebrating African roots and the spirit of Haiti

Milwaukee Art Museum

 

Feb. 23

Crossing Borders Music

A string trio playing compositions by Haitian composers

Milwaukee Art Museum

UWM Union Cinema

 

African American

Film Series

(films free to the public)

 

Feb. 7

Coming to America

Feb. 14

A Boy. A Girl. A Dream

Feb. 28

Blindspotting

(films free to the public)

UWM Union Cinema

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. 7, 10am-2pm

 

Milwaukee Public Museum

Looking for African clothes to wear to one of these events? Go see Sarah at the African Center!!

6029 N Teutonia Ave

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