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Juneteenth Family Day 2016: Power & Identity
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Juneteenth Family Day 2016
Power & Identity

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.

Join us on June 11 for a free Juneteenth Family Day, and experience the transforming art of MATRIX 174 artist Vanessa German. Share a moment with the artist in Eye Contact is an Act of Love, followed by a procession of poetry, music, and dance. Museum admission is free during Juneteenth Family Day activities.

Performances & Music:
Eye Contact is an Act of Love | 11 am–1 pm | The Amistad Center, Pryor Gallery
Poetry Open Mic Hour | 1pm–2 pm | Avery Court
Power & Identity Procession | 3 pm–4 pm | Gengras Court

Snacks & More:
Freedom Trail Mix | 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm | Avery Court
Ice Cream for a Dream | Noon – 3 pm | Prospect Street (outside Avery entrance)

All-Day Family Activities:
Various hands-on art activities, workshops, and face painting take place all day!

Docent-Guided Tours:
Arts, Books, Connections (ABC) Tour | 10:30 am–11:30 am
Eyes on Art Family Tour | 11:30 am – noon
Collection Highlights Tour | 1 pm – 2 pm
Special Exhibition Tour: Gothic to Goth | 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

All tours meet by the Museum Shop.


Father’s Day Jazz Brunch
Jun 19 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Enjoy a delicious Father’s Day brunch set to the music of the June Bisantz Trio, with Norman Johnson on guitar and Don Wallace on bass. Afterwards, explore the galleries on your own or take a tour with a docent. Tickets include museum admission, jazz, brunch, and one complimentary bloody mary or mimosa.

There are two seatings, one at 10:30 am and one at 12:30 pm.

Brunch Menu:
The brunch buffet features the Chef’s egg dish of the day, homefries, thick cut bacon, sausage, and ham, NY bagels and lox, stuffed French toast, Belgian waffles with fixins’, assorted breakfast pastries, seasonal fruit, freshly brewed coffee, and tea.

Tickets are available online only; click here to purchase. Please note that tickets do not include gratuity for brunch service.