The Children’s Museum of Richmond will celebrate Black History Month throughout February by showcasing traditional and modern African American music and dance performances – and will also include a unique tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Events will take place at the Central (2626 W. Broad St., Richmond) and Chesterfield (6629 Lake Harbour Dr., Midlothian) locations – and are presented by The E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation.
Sunday, February 1st at 3PM (Central): The Richmond Boys’ Choir kicks off Black History Month as they take guests on a musical journey through historical, traditional, and modern songs.
Saturday, February 7th at 1PM and 2:30PM (Central): Back by popular demand, Muntu African Dance & Cultural Foundation will be joining us for two fun-filled performances. Don’t miss out on these lively and interactive musical journeys!
Saturday, February 14th at 11AM and 1PM (Central): 10-year-old motivational speaker, Elijah Coles-Brown, will deliver an impressive rendition of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech -and will speak about what inspires & motivates him as a young man in the 21st century.
Saturday, February 21st at 11AM (Chesterfield): Don’t miss the Chesterfield Children’s Theater as they present the play, “Acceptance,” which highlights acceptance in all forms – racial, religious, and more!