African-Americans in the Arts: A Black History Month Celebration (Feb 19-23)
4014
mec-events-template-default,single,single-mec-events,postid-4014,eltd-core-1.1.3,lynn-museum-theme-ver-2.2,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,smooth_scroll, vertical_menu_with_scroll,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-6.0.5,vc_responsive

African-Americans in the Arts: A Black History Month Celebration (Feb 19-23)

Join us to celebrate the creativity of Black artists, musicians, and authors during February school vacation week.

Enjoy FREE admission to the Museum all week, view our latest exhibitions, and participate in complimentary art-making activities and special programs. All are welcome!

Scroll down for the full schedule below!*

Special Workshops

“The Pieces of Me” Sewing Workshop with ZNT Arts
Tuesday, February 20th from 11 am – 12:30 pm [10 spots available. Please RSVP by calling 781-581-6200]
Guest artist Zahirah Nur Truth of ZNT Arts joins Lynn Museum/LynnArts to offer a fun interactive hand-sewing project, “The Pieces of Me.” We will learn about the history of sewing, quilting, and patchwork through the African Diaspora and talk about how hand sewing was used to tell stories, pass on knowledge, and share feelings. Participants will be able to develop their own beautiful stories through art. All materials provided; no experience necessary.

Storytime with North Shore Juneteenth Association, Inc.
Wednesday, February 21st, from 10:30 – 11:30 am
Join founder, president, and councilwoman Nicole McClain for a special storytime sponsored by North Shore Juneteenth Association, Inc.! Listen to some of Nicole’s favorite stories for Black History Month and some books from the Museum.

Afrobeats Dance Workshop with Afrobeats Dance Boston
Wednesday, February 21st, from 6-7:30 pm
Get more details and the registration link here>>

Poetry Workshop with Enzo Silon Surin
Thursday, February 22nd, from 1-2 pm
Swampscott-based and award-winning poet, educator, publisher, and social advocate Enzo Silon Surin offers a 60-minute workshop about the power of telling one’s own story. This experience is geared towards people with different writing experiences and is open to all.

Painting Workshop with Michael Aghahowa
Friday, February 23rd, from 10 am – 12 pm [12 spots available. Please RSVP by calling 781-581-6200]
Join Lynn’s accomplished artist and educator, Michael Aghahowa, for a community painting workshop. Inspired by Michael’s portraiture work and others, participants will be able to create a portrait of a prominent Black figure in our history. All materials provided; no experience necessary.

*Program schedule subject to change.

 

 

 

This program is generously supported in part by the Someone Else’s Child Foundation.

 

 

 

  • 00

    days

  • 00

    hours

  • 00

    minutes

  • 00

    seconds

Hourly Schedule

Monday, February 19th

10 AM - 2 PM
DIY Printmaking

Tuesday, February 20th

10 AM - 2 PM
DIY Cardboard Sewing Cards
11 AM - 12:30 PM
"The Pieces of Me" Sewing Workshop with ZNT Arts
10 spots available. RSVP required. Please call 781-581-6200 to save a seat(s).

Wednesday, February 21st

10 AM - 6 PM
Collage Art
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Storytime with North Shore Juneteenth Association Inc.
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Afrobeats Dance Workshop
RSVP Required.

Thursday, February 22nd

10 AM - 5 PM
Found Poetry
1 PM - 2 PM
Poetry Workshop with Enzo Silon Surin

Friday, February 23rd

10 AM - 5 PM
Brave & Bold: A Self Portrait Activity
10 AM - 12 PM
Painting Workshop with Michael Aghahowa
12 spots available. RSVP required. Please call 781-581-6200 to save a seat(s).

Date

Feb 22 2024 - Feb 26 2024

Time

10:00 am

Cost

Free

Labels

Featured

Location

590 Washington Street
en English
X