Explore Afro-Atlantic stories at this National Gallery of Art community festival on Saturday!
April 27, 2022 10:18 a.m.
This Saturday, April 30, the National Gallery of Art invites you to join the Festival of Afro-Atlantic Stories, a special one-day event highlighting the arts and culture of the African diaspora.
This community celebration of John Wilmerding will be offered in conjunction with the new Afro-Atlantic Stories exhibition, an illuminating and in-depth look at the historical experiences and cultural formations of Blacks and Africans since the 17th century. If you haven’t experienced it yet, this weekend is the perfect time to go, as there will be activities for all ages to enjoy in addition to the art collection!
Festival highlights include:
The Festival will take place at various locations in the west building of the museum. Catch musical performances at the entrance to the National Mall and at West Garden Court. Cooking demonstrations will take place at the Cascade Café, and you can find designer pop-ups and other festivities in the East Garden Court. See more details and the full schedule of activities for the day here.
Festival of Afro-Atlantic Stories
Where: National Gallery of Art | National Mall, DC
When: Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.