Anchorage Museum Hosts Lively Black History Month Celebration on SundayWhat: Black History Month Celebration, featuring live dance performances and a community mural project
When: 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7
Where: Anchorage Museum, 625 C St. Public parking is available in the museum garage on evenings and weekends.
How much: Free
Performers include Bartlett High Steppers and Bartlett High African American Club Praise Dance Team. Featured art includes Connecting Past to Present, a juried student exhibit, and a display of African dolls from the museum's permanent collection. Hands-on family art activities center on Adinkra symbols of West Africa, kente cloth weaving and African doll making. Visitors are encouraged to help create a community mural with paint and recycled materials. Programs are sponsored by The Links, Inc. Anchorage Chapter.
The Anchorage Museum is the largest museum in Alaska, and one of the top 10 most visited attractions in the state. The museum's mission is to share and connect Alaska with the world through art, history and science.
Winter hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, closed Monday. General admission is $8, $7 seniors/students/military, free for ages 17 and younger. Coming May 22: The Imaginarium Discovery Center and the Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center. Learn more online at www.anchoragemuseum.org.
Posted: February 2, 2010
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