Celebrate Black History Month In The PNW!

January 31, 2020
Black History Month

Vitalii Abakumov

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Feburary is Black History month! Check out all the events honoring and celebrating African American culture in the PNW!

8th Annual BSU Legacy Soiree:

  • Sat Feb 1, 6–9 pm
  • UW's Black Student Union will embrace the "New Harlem Renaissance" at this Black History Month celebration promising live music, performances, honoraria, keynote speakers, a catered dinner, and more.
  • Get more infor HERE!

Black Voices: A Community Opportunity:

  • Feb 3–7
  • Various locations (around Shoreline) North of Seattle. Free. Check out talks—including a talk with Tanisha Brandon-Felder and Jesse Hagopian titled "Teaching Black Lives" (Mon Feb 3 at Shorewood High School)—a Black Books Fair (Feb 4-5 at Ridgecrest Elementary School), and other special events. 
  • Get more info HERE!

Soul of Seattle:

  • Fri Feb 7, 6 pm
  • Northwest African American Museum Atlantic. This event will showcase the tasty talents of 10 Seattle-area chefs of color.
  • Get more info HERE!

Black art celebration:

  • February 21, 2020
  • Celebrate Black History Month at Through the Eyes of Art, which offers comedy, spoken word, visual art, and access to galleries in the Museum of Pop Culture.
  • Get info HERE!

Explore African History Through Art:

  • Fri Feb 21, 4:30 pm
  • Renton Highlands Library South of Seattle. Free. Docent Trenise Williams will give a talk on African art and lead a West African-style mask-making workshop.
  • Get more info HERE!

Black History Month Celebration:

  • Sun Feb 23, 4–6 pm
  • Phinney Neighborhood Association Phinney. A keynote speech from YMCA Seattle Corporate Relations Officer Alicia Crank, plus performances from the Northside Step Team and complimentary refreshments. 
  • More info HERE!

Check out more events HERE!