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Jan
17
Mon
MLK, Jr. Day Rally & March @ Garfield High School - Parking Lot
Jan 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

2022 MLK Jr. Day

As part of the Seattle MLK Coalition’s week of events, folks will gather in the Garfield High School parking lot for an 11 am rally, followed by a march downtown beginning at 12:30. There will also be a live broadcast on Rainieravenueradio.world.
(Garfield High School, Central District, free)

Jan
25
Tue
EVENT POSTPONED – Syvilla Fort: Keep the Fire Burning @ Museum of History & Industry
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

SYVILLA FORT:  KEEP THE FIRE BURNING

Celebrating the life and legacy of Syvilla Fort.
In-Person Event – Free with suggested $10 donation
DETAILS HERE

 

Syvilla Fort portrait_artist Al Doggett
_image property of BHS Collections

 

Feb
19
Sat
The Green Book: More Than A Guide @ Museum of History & Industry
Feb 19 @ 11:00 am – Feb 21 @ 4:00 pm

THE GREEN BOOK:  MORE THAN A GUIDE

 

 

 

 

 

EVENT PROGRAMMING FEBRUARY 19-21, 2022
FEBRUARY 19 OPENS THE EVENTS AT 11AM

*FREE  MUSEUM ADMISSION TO BHS AND MOHAI MEMBERS FOR THIS PROGRAM
DETAILS HERE

 

Mar
19
Sat
The Negro Motorist Green Book_Opening Day @ Washington State History Museum
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Negro Motorist Green Book_Exhibition
Opening Day:  Saturday, March 19, 2022
*exhibit runs through June 22, 2022
SEE DETAILS HERE

Check back at the WSHS website for ticket info to a Special Event on Opening Day.
The Green Book:  Guide to Freedom with filmmaker Yoruba Richen
*a special evening with documentarian Ms. Richen. See the film, Q&A, and visit the exhibit.

Community Public Programs will post to both WSHS and BHS for events that coincide with the exhibit throughout its run.

 

Apr
9
Sat
Traveling While Black – Negro Motorist Green Book Exhibition Event @ R/T Jimi Hendrix Park Parking Lot to Washington State History Museum
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Apr
23
Sat
Story Time with Northwest African American Museum_Ruth and The Green Book @ Northwest African American Museum
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

INTERACTIVE STORY TIME with the NORTHWEST AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM

SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2002   PRE-RECORDED AIRS at 1pm   -FREE

READING:  Ruth and The Green Book 
*site visit footage from the exhibition, The Negro Motorist Green Book is incorporated.

Recommended reading from the Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibitions.
Ruth and The Green Book is the story of a young Black girl traveling across country to visit relatives.  Green Book in hand, the family experiences what it is like to “travel while Black” in Jim Crow America.

ABOUT STORY TIME:

NAAM | Interactive Story Time (naamnw.org)

May
19
Thu
CANDACY TAYLOR_GREEN BOOK SCHOLAR_at WSHM with African American Writers Alliance @ Washington State History Museum
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

CANDACY TAYLOR, GREEN BOOK SCHOLAR and AUTHOR, OVERGROUND RAILROAD
African American Writers Alliance will open the program with original reading of original responses to Overground Railroad.

THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2022   6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location:  Washington State History Museum   1911 Pacific Ave  Tacoma, WA  98402
~FREE

About the African American Writers Alliance

 

Jun
4
Sat
Don’t Forget Your Lunch with Wa Na Wari_Negro Motorist Green Book Event @ Wa Na Wari
Jun 4 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

DON’T FORGET YOUR LUNCH _ART ACTIVITY & HISTORY SHARE

LOCATION:  Wa Na Wari   911 24th Ave  Seattle, WA  98122
SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2022
Drop In 12:00pm – 3:00pm

FREE FAMILY & ALL AGES EVENT
ARTIST:  PERRI RHODEN
GREEN BOOK HISTORY SHARE:  BHS HISTORIAN
SEE EVENT INFO AT LINK BELOW:
“Don’t Forget Your Lunch” – Washington State Historical Society (washingtonhistory.org)

Jun
18
Sat
Unspoken Truths with Delbert Richardson_MOHAI @ Museum of History & Industry
Jun 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Unspoken Truths Traveling Exhibition with Delbert Richardson

Public Program:  Saturday, June 18  1pm-3pm

Come celebrate the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth with Mr. Delbert Richardson as he conducts a special storytelling session in honor of the official emancipation of those enslaved. This program will start with a presentation about the National Award-Winning Unspoken Truths exhibition followed by a special storytelling experience geared towards middle, high school aged students, and adults but open to all. Limited space available, register early.

Admission must be purchased to visit the museum and the program. Please register to the program here to secure your place and then use this link to purchase admission in advance.

*Museum Admission Free to BHS Members

The exhibition will remain at MOHAI through June 21, 2022