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Honoring Black Heritage & Culture

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free

Explore the tremendous impact Black Americans have had on visual arts, music, cultural movements, and more. The day will include performances, speakers, and activities for all ages. City of Orlando poet laureate, Shawn Welcome, will kick-off the event by telling his personal story and sharing a few poems. Museum admission is free on this date, thanks to funding from Florida Humanities.

The event will include an artist showcase featuring Florida craft artists from our Cultural Sustainability and Legacy Planning for Craft Artist project in collaboration with Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and Craft Emergency Relief Fund.

More information can be found here.

Details

Date:
February 17
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.thehistorycenter.org/event/honoring-black-heritage-culture/

Venue

Orange County Regional History Center
65 E Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801 United States
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