Quad-Centennial (1619-2019) Observance at Carver —
August 5, 2020

Quad-Centennial (1619-2019) Observance at Carver

Carver Museum & Cultural Center
George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center, Austin

Quad-Centennial (1619-2019) Observance. The first African American captives arrived in English-speaking North America at Jamestown, Virginia in 1619.  Programs at the Carver during 2019 observe this 400-year anniversary.

Angela Medearis: For The Love of The Children Exhibit. Saturday, Feb. 2, 10 a.m. through Saturday, Jun. 22. This exhibit features selections from over 30 publications that highlight her contributions to children’s literature.

Let Freedom Sing! Saturday, Feb. 2, 2 – 4 p.m. Join us in a community sing-along as we continue our Black History Month Celebration! FREE and open to the public.

Black Composers Concert. Saturday, Feb. 9, 4 – 6 p.m. The Carver partners with the Austin Chamber Music Center for an annual celebration of classical and current Black composers. RSVP by calling 512-974 4926. FREE and open to the public.

HBCU Day and Black History Month Kid’s Day! Saturday, Feb. 16, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Historically Black Colleges and Universities have become the foundations of so much of the African American story! The Carver celebrates these pillars of strength with a college fair. Black History Month Kid’s Day is complete with crafts, storytelling and activities to learn more about Black Heritage.

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