The National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC) in D.C. is inviting kids ages 4 - 8 to participate in a series of wonderful virtual events in celebration of Black History Month each Friday in February at 11am EST. Click here for the full schedule of events + more information.
February 5 - Make your own hat. Black creativity and culture can be expressed through hats and hair! Join us to craft hats inspired by Mae Reeves’ hats in the NMAAHC collection and talk about how people express themselves through hair styles and headwear during this webinar-style Zoom class.
February 12 - Create a sculpture of recycled materials. Daring music, movement and costumes have always been a special part of Black history and culture. Join us to create sculptures inspired by the Mothership and talk about how people use music and movement to express their feelings, ideas and beliefs during this webinar-style Zoom class.
February 19 - Make a self-portrait. Black women have long used art to tell stories and express emotions and thoughts. Join us to learn about Black women artists from the NMAAHC collection and create your own Amy Sherald-inspired portrait during this webinar-style Zoom class.
Feburary 26 - Create a protest word painting.There are many ways to speak up and stand up for what you believe in! Learn about the many ways African Americans have used art to fight for justice and create your own art to show what’s important to you during this webinar-style Zoom class.
ages 4 - 8 and a grown-up
Registration is required online HERE.
Registered guests will receive a supply list, Zoom information, and a list of recommended books, online resources, and links to related Learning Lab collections on the Monday before the program.