Museum commemorates African-American History Month
January 30, 2013
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Jan. 30, 2013
Contact: Sarah Henning (907) 929-9231 (w) (907) 250-3352 (c) firstname.lastname@example.org
Anchorage Museum commemorates African-American History Month during Wells Fargo Free Day
Commemorate Black History Month with a free family event 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10 at the Anchorage Museum. Performances include live gospel singing by The Greater Friendship Baptist Church Choir.
The museum also offers hands-on cultural activities for families include African art projects and the Carver Invention Station, where children learn about George Washington Carver and are encouraged to create their own inventions.
Museum general admission is free all day thanks to Wells Fargo.
African-American History Month, celebrated in February, is an annual celebration of achievements by African-Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African-Americans in U.S. history.
The Anchorage Museum is the largest museum in Alaska and one of the top 10 most visited attractions in the state. The museum’s mission is to share and connect Alaska with the world through art, history and science. Learn more at www.anchoragemuseum.org.