1st Anniversary Museum of African American History (NMAAHC) Festival 9/23-9/24 FREE

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will celebrate our first anniversary on Sept. 23rd–24th.

To commemorate the first anniversary, the Museum invites the public to two Community Day celebrations outside on the museum’s grounds with free activities to engage the public.

Our Visitor Voices social campaign invites audiences to share aspects of their visit on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #VisitorVoices.

The times for the Community Day celebration are below:

Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10am-7:30pm

Sunday, September 24, 2017, 10am-7:30pm

On Saturday, September 23, 2017, enjoy the sounds of the Ballou High School Majestic Knights Marching Band, learn some moves from Capitol Tap, and much more.

Sunday is a day of performance with storytelling by Diane Macklin, an exhibition by StepAfrika, and musical performances by Afro-Brazilian band Batala Washington, jazz performer Rochelle Rice and more.




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