Sponsored by Carter Bank & Trust
Take part in the museum’s annual celebration of African American artists, performers and writers. The event will feature a drumming workshop, story time, crafts, a performance by Kuumba Dance Ensemble, Inc. and a public read-aloud. The Martinsville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will also host a book drive at the event. Guests may bring new or gently used books to donate to local preschools.
Held in conjunction with the National African American Read-In established in 1990 by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month. This initiative has reached more than 6 million participants around the world.
|11 am – 12 pm||West African-inspired beaded jewelry craft, coloring pages and more|
|12 – 1 pm||Kuumba Dance Ensemble, Inc. performance and drumming workshops|
|1 – 2 pm||Public read-aloud|