Juneteenth 2020

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June 19, 2020 @ 8:00 am - June 20, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Juneteenth 2020

2020 EVENT

Our virtual celebration was held on Friday, June 19 and Saturday, June 20, 2020.

To learn more about our Virtual Juneteenth, click here.

Juneteenth Schedule

Juneteenth Greeting from Academy Art Museum on Vimeo.

11am – Storytime with Omeaka Jackson of Cambridge, President, CEO, and founder of Harvesting Hope Youth and Family Wellness, Inc.

12pm – Docent Reflections: Karen Bailor discusses renowned African-American artist and sculptor Martin Puryear’s Black Cart (2008)

1pm – Music by Kentavius Jones

2pm – Children’s Craft with Constance Del Nero, Museum Director of Children’s Education & Community Programs. Make a Liberian Wisdom lizard. Supplies needed: White paper, pencil, eraser, brown marker and black and gold Sharpies.

3:30pm – Music by Alison Crockett

4:30pm – Docent Reflections: Docent Barbara Obrecht discusses the late beloved Baltimore African-American artist Tom Miller.

6pm – Recording of Zoom Virtual Studio with Baltimore-based African-American artist Antonio McAfee, the Museum’s current Artist-in-Residence for 2020 and subject of the upcoming exhibition Antonio McAfee: Legacy



June 19, 2020


8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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