Black History Month Celebration

A Free Family Festival

Sunday, February 18, 2018
12 - 4 PM


Sacramento’s Black History Month Free Family Festival is back and better than ever, with live performances, hands-on activities, and Sacramento’s one-and-only Black and Beautiful Community Marketplace. This year’s festival will feature the one-woman exhibition Faith Ringgold: An American Artist, and the concurrent exhibition of works by African American artists, Hopes Springing High: Gifts of Art by African American Artists. The celebration will feature explosive beats by Grant High School’s renowned drumline, drama by Celebration Arts, and a special "Baby, that’s Jazz" presentation exploring African American musical roots and legacy. If that’s not enough, inspired by the history-making "Black Panther" film, the Festival will explore AfroFuturism in art and music! Get ready to sing-along, call and respond, and most of all celebrate all the amazing contributions of many African Americans.

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The Museum is open and free from 10 AM - 5 PM.

Information

Free for Everyone

Parking at the Crocker can be impacted during large events. To ensure an easy parking experience during your visit, we suggest using street parking (metered) on 3rd Street, Front Street, or N Street to avoid City of Sacramento parking lot congestion. Smartphone users can also download the ParkMobile app to find and pay for parking. The Museum is also easily accessible by Sacramento Regional Transit’s Light Rail. Stops at 8th & O streets and at 8th & K streets are the closest.

If your parking experience does not meet expectations, please email customerservice@crockerart.org.

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