Black Gotham Experience

When: Saturday, February 10, 11:00am – 5:00pm
Price: Free with Museum admission

Join the Black Gotham Experience and the Museum in celebration of Black History to learn about the stories of free and enslaved Africans in early New Amsterdam as well as Black communities including Weeksville and Seneca Village. Learn how their legacies are connected to New York City today. Enjoy a robust schedule of events designed to engage and celebrate this history.

11:00am | Opening Remarks
                 Performance by the American Slavery Project

12:00pm | Panel: Black Communities of Early New York
Moderated by curator, Sarah Seidman
                 Panelists: Dr. Prathibha Kanakamedala, Kamau Ware, and Dr. Deborah Gray White

1 - 5:00pm | Community Fair, including:
                     The Studio Museum in Harlem
                     The Harlem African Burial Ground Task Force
                     The Black Gotham Experience
                     DJ GoodWill

1 - 5:00pm | Scavenger Hunt & Interactive Mapping Activity

Family programs are free with Museum admission and for Members, geared towards all ages, and include a snack. Activities are designed for adults and children alike.

Registration suggested but not required.

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