Crocker Art Museum Celebrates Black History Month with Free Family Festival
Activities and free admission sponsored by Raley’s
On Sunday, February 15, African American and African history come alive at the Crocker Art Museum’s annual Black History Month Celebration featuring live performances, hands-on learning, art, and lots of joy – all inspired by Maya Angelou – an author, poet, dancer, actress, activist, singer, and lover of life and laughter.
Performances by Malia in Motion Contemporary Dance Company, Jodama, Ascension Praise Dance, and a special dance interpretation of Angelou’s poem “Phenomenal Woman” by Mikaylah Lattimore
Spoken word by Mahogany Urban Poetry and storytelling by Shakiri
Freedom songs with Omari Tau and Marlynn Smith
Sacramento’s one and only Black and Beautiful Community Marketplace, open from 10 AM – 4 PM with a performance by Sisters of Nia
A special “pop-up” photography exhibition, Voices Behind the Bricks, featuring artwork by teens from the Marina Vista and Alder Grove public housing communities
Art-making led by Sojourner Truth Multicultural Art Museum and inspired by the poetry of Maya Angelou
Sacramento Juneteenth’s “Health Zone”
The festival takes place from 12 to 4 p.m. The Museum will be open and free from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Crocker’s Free Family Festivals are sponsored by Raley’s.
For more information, visit crockerartmuseum.org or call (916) 808-7000.