Black History Month February 2019 in Metro DC

Black History Month is celebrated throughout Metro DC in 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.



Urban Bush Women

Dance Place
Feb. 16 – 17

Chisholm ‘72: Unbought and Unbossed

National Archives
Thu. Feb 14


Montpelier Arts Center
Feb. 15 – 20

Bright Star Theatre: Meet Dr. King

National Theatre
Sat. Feb 23

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 5 – 10

One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru May. 19

Kalanidhi Dance

Dance Place
Feb. 23 – 24

A Right to the City

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Thru Apr. 20, 2020

Emancipation Proclamation Family Activities

National Archives
Feb. 11 – 16

Voices From the Past: Sissieretta Jones

Montpelier Arts Center
Sun. Feb 17
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