Black History Month February 2019 in DC

Black History Month is celebrated throughout the DC region with theatre, dance, music, visual arts and the spoken word. Check here for arts and culture events commemorating, honoring and focusing on the history and contributions that Black Americans have made to the United States.



Voices From the Past: Sissieretta Jones

Montpelier Arts Center
Sun. Feb 17

A Right to the City

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Thru Apr. 20, 2020

Dawoud Bey: The Birmingham Project

National Gallery of Art
Thru Mar. 17

Gordon Parks: The New Tide, 1940-1950

National Gallery of Art
Thru Feb. 18

One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru May. 19

Kalanidhi Dance

Dance Place
Feb. 23 – 24

Urban Bush Women

Dance Place
Sun. Feb 17

Bright Star Theatre: Meet Dr. King

National Theatre
Sat. Feb 23

Ain't Misbehavin': The Fats Waller Musical Show

Signature Theatre
Feb. 17 – Mar. 10

Muriel Hasbun's Documented: The Community Blackboard

Brentwood Arts Exchange
Thru Mar. 9


Montpelier Arts Center
Wed. Feb 20
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