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Black to the Future

September 30, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm MDT

$20

Step inside the Museum of Boulder’s newest exhibit, Proclaiming Colorado’s Black History. Proclaiming Colorado’s Black History will give Coloradans and all visitors an inclusive understanding of the state’s history by illuminating the stories of Black Coloradans who have lived in this area for the past two centuries. Learn about the contributions they have made to the Centennial State, and the legacy they have left behind. Experience the history of “Colorful Colorado” through the African American perspective!

Join us for a culturally delicious, educational and soulful day!

Black to the Future Program-

4:00 pm: Visit Proclaiming Colorado’s Black History discover the history of Black Coloradans from 1840 to today through a colorful, interactive exhibit and grab a drink and food on our rooftop.

5:00-6:00 pm: Black to the Future Lecture with Adam Bradley.The Museum of Boulder is contributing to ongoing efforts across the county to amplify Black voices in the stories we tell about our nation’s history. Join us for a conversation with Adam Bradley, a member of the “Proclaiming” advisory council and a professor of English & African American History at UCL, as he shares experiences as a scholar, writer and curator working with the New York Times, the Smithsonian’s Museum of African American and Culture, the Grammy Museum, the National Park Service, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and other organizations across the nation.

6:30-8:00 pm: Rooftop concert / party with JJ Brown’s Raw Soul Groove Band. Put on your dancing shoes and join us on the roof for some funky grooves! (weather permitting)

Tickets include both lecture and concert

In partnership with Institute for Museum and Library Services, NAACP Boulder County, Street Wise, Visit Boulder, Create Boulder, Second Baptist Church, Boulder Public Library and Blackat Productions.

Details

Date:
September 30, 2023
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm MDT
Cost:
$20
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-to-the-future-tickets-718580943947?aff=oddtdtcreator

Organizer

Museum of Boulder
Email
info@museumofboulder.org
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Venue

Museum Of Boulder
2205 Broadway
Boulder, 80302
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Phone
303-449-3464
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