Juneteenth Celebration

Known to some as the country's “second Independence Day,” Juneteenth celebrates the freedom of enslaved people in the United States at the end of the Civil War.

Event Date
Saturday, June 18, 2022
Event Date
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Event Time
10:00 am
6:00 pm
10:00 am
6:00 pm
*The Museum opens at noon on Sundays.
Ages
All Ages
Admission
General Admission
Location
Accessibility
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About the Event

Juneteenth is here. We have several activities that embrace the spirit of Juneteenth, including book readings celebrating diversity, and special performances. Also, don't miss an appearance by Black Panther.

Sponsored by CCPPI

On-Going Activities

Harriet Tubman

2:00pm, Auditorium

Listen and learn about the life and leadership of Harriet Tubman in this interactive dramatization of “Git On Board! The Life of Harriet Tubman” presented by Young Audiences of Houston.

Joy of Djembe Drumming

3:00 pm & 4:00 pm, Auditorium

(each performance is approx. 20 min)

Learn about different drums and how to create music with this interactive performance to celebrate Juneteenth.

Black Panther

10am – 4pm, Alcove

Come take a picture with Black Panther!

Storytime and Book Giveaway*

12pm and 1pm, Auditorium, *books while supplies last

Listen to author Jatrean Sanders, Esq read her book, Today Was Not The Same, to spark meaningful conversations about diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion.

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Event Date
Saturday, June 18, 2022
Event Date
Sat
Jun
18
-  
Sat
Jun
18
2022
Event Time
10:00 am
-
6:00 pm
10:00 am
6:00 pm
Ages
All Ages
Admission
General Admission
Location
Accessibility
See Accessibility
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