Juneteenth, one of the most important African American holidays in the country, marks the abolition of slavery. The Celebration will commemorate Emancipation Day, celebrate the significant contributions of African Americans in our country, and reflect on the common values that we share as a community.

  • FREE community BBQ in the Museum’s Courtyard
  • View and learn more about the Sesquicentennial 1864 Maryland Slave Emancipation Quilt
  • Create your own African American family quilt patch using Underground Railroad Quilt Codes
  • Entertainment featuring local artists
  • Knowledge Village featuring local organizations
  • Keynote address by Dr. Joan Gaither
  • The Hill Project Open House
  • FREE screening of Ava Duvernay’s Oscar-nominated documentary 13th

For more information contact Damika Baker, Director of Development (410) 822-2787 or dbaker@academyartmuseum.org

Co-Sponsored by The Frederick Douglass Honor Society