Kwanzaa Celebration 2015
Join the museum for its annual community Kwanzaa Celebration! Enjoy a showcase of contemporary African fashion, an African musical performance and Sankofa Dance Theater. View a candlelight Kwanzaa ceremony, then partake in craft activities and storytelling by Maria Broom. Visit the African Marketplace for Afrocentric art and to purchase momentos. $5 special admission.
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12:30 to 5:30pm - African Marketplace
1 to 5pm - Kwanzaa Crafts with Sallah Jenkins + Book Art Workshop with Martha Edgerton
1pm - African Drum Call
1:30 - Storytelling with Maria Broom
2:30 - African Fashion Show (Lenoche, Keepeekee and Sankofa Dance Theater)
3:30 - Talk by Dr. Jeffrey Menzise on Kwanzaa Principle Kujichagulia ("Self-Determination") entitled "Ensuring Black Lives Matter: Self Determination and the Quest for Justice"
4:30 - Sankofa Dance Theater Performance + Kwanzaa Candle Lighting Ceremony