Black History Month February 2020 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.

Spotlights

Right to the City @Mt Pleasant Library

Mt Pleasant Library
Thru Apr. 20

Right to the City @Anacostia Neighborhood Library

Anacostia Neighborhood Library
Thru Apr. 20

Right to the City @Woodridge Neighborhood Library

Woodridge Neighborhood Library
Thru Apr. 20

Right to the City @Shaw Neighborhood Library

Shaw Neighborhood Library
Thru Apr. 20

One Life: Marian Anderson

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru May. 17

A Right to the City

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Thru Apr. 20

Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words

Library of Congress
Thru Sep. 30

Nat Geo Nights: Africa's Last Wild Places

National Geographic
Thu. Feb 20

Carpe Diem-Revels Community Sing

Seekers Church
Fri. Feb 21

Atlas Presents: The Blood is at the Doorstep

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Sat. Feb 22

A Right To The City Author Talk Series: Stephen Danley

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Sat. Feb 22

Portrait Story Days

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Feb. 22 – 29

Raul Midón & Lionel Loueke

AMP by Strathmore
Sun. Feb 23

PRAISE Liturgical Dance Festival

Publick Playhouse
Sun. Feb 23

BLACK HISTORY MONTH PRESENTATION: Harriet

Old Greenbelt Theatre
Sun. Feb 23

Twilight Tuesdays

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Tue. Feb 25

Bokanté with Michael League

AMP by Strathmore
Wed. Feb 26

Into the Great Unknown

Publick Playhouse
Thu. Feb 27

Songs for Civil Rights: Then and Now

Publick Playhouse
Fri. Feb 28

Latin Jazz

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Fri. Feb 28

Jason Palmer, Upward

The Reach @The Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 29

Afro Blue: We Will Overcome

Publick Playhouse
Sat. Feb 29
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