Newmarket Old Town Hall, Snapd Auditorium (460 Botsford Street), February 9, 2019 | 10AM to 4PM | FREE Admission
This event has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada.
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Art Exhibit Newmarket Old Town Hall, Serpa Galleries (460 Botsford Street) February 1 to 22, 2019 | FREE Admission Gallery Hours: 4pm -8pm, Tuesday - Friday and 11am - 2pm on Saturdays
The exhibit explores themes of racism, identity activism, celebration of choice and action from the perspective of contemporary African Canadians, featuring the works of Toronto based artists Gordon Shadrach and Syrus Marcus Ware, complemented by artworks of youth in our community. The array of narratives and personal stories are boldly expressed in portraits and other forms.
Black History Spotlight: African-inspired Neckwear Crafts for Children Elman W. Campbell Museum (134 Main Street South) February 9, 2019 |1 to 3 p.m. | Cost: $3 per Child | Suitable for ages 4 to 10
Children can celebrate Black History Month by making African-inspired neckwear crafts using traditional prints, and learning about Black history in Newmarket. See the reproduction crate like the one Henry Box Brown hid in to escape from slavery to freedom.
Author Visit: Dwayne Morgan Newmarket Public Library (438 Park Avenue) February 23, 2019 |2 to 4 p.m. | Free Admission | Suitable for all ages
A poetry and story reading for the whole family with award-winning poet, author, and storyteller Dwayne Morgan. Learn more at bit.ly/2M4LSDv
Still I Rise Exhibition Visits for School Groups Educational Program for Grades 1 to 12 60 mins | FREE | Limited availability until Feb 22
Students will engage in art-based learning, through a tour of the current exhibition and will be encouraged to exercise critical thinking and express their thoughts on the concepts and issues presented. Themes that are relevant to this exhibit are identity, representation, diversity, belonging, racism, oppression, sharing stories and rewriting narratives. For Bookings or Inquiries, Contact Logan Bales at email@example.com