Bryan Collier, These Hands, watercolor and collage, 1999.

Families participate in Juneteenth family art projects which are displayed on the Museum’s fence.

Gospel Choirs, who participate at the Juneteenth Celebration each year, will celebrate singers and songwriters from the past who have inspired people through song.


Celebrating Heroes and Emancipation Day

Saturday, June 21, 2014
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Rain or shine)

The Frederick Douglass Honor Society and the Academy Art Museum are hosting the fourth annual Juneteenth event at the Museum.  Juneteenth commemorates the Emancipation Proclamation and the achievements of African- Americans. This year the event will focus on Gospel music with performances by numerous choirs and musical groups from around our region. Activities will include:

Come out and join us for our Juneteenth Celebration!

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