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African American Family Festival

Feb 12, 2011 03:54PM ● By Anonymous

Travel through a village marketplace in search of new art, fabrics, instruments, spices and friends. Explore family histories through storytelling, play acting and video interviews. Share where your family has come from as well as the stories and ideas that they brought with them. Create your own African-inspired artwork and delight in awe-inspiring performances all day.


Special Guests

Ssuuna performing Muije: Come Together
Diane Macklin performing Succotash Tales
Lesole’s Dance Project performing Zulu, Gumboot and Street Dances from South Africa
Wide Angle Youth Media presenting youth-led storytelling projects
DishiBem Traditional Contemporary Dance performing Origins

The Walters Art Museum

Saturday, February 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Free Admission

For more information contact Amy Mannarino, 410-547-9000, ext. 277,

Photo Credit: The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore