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Join in the Juneteenth Celebration at NWACC on June 11th!
Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery
in the United States, and NWACC is partnering with Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and University of Arkansas African & African American Studies to host a celebration
with guest speakers, art activities, games, live music and delicious food, as well
as a panel discussion and live recording of the podcast UnDisciplined. They will be
discussing the topic of ongoing movements towards freedom in Northwest Arkansas. Bring
the family, friends, blankets and lawn chairs!
Date & Time:
Saturday, June 11 from 2 PM - 6 PM
- Guest speakers
- Including Reverend Stephan Ivey, Pastor of Children & Youth at St. James Baptist Church
- Panel discussion and live recording of the podcast UnDisciplined
- Crystal Bridges Mobile Art Lab
- Friendship weaving art activity making bracelets and necklaces
- Poetry, exhibit and yard games
- Therapeutic art by My-T-By-Design
- Pre-sketched canvases and clean canvas art project for the first 50 people who visit their booth.
- Take-home goodies for all ages, including personal tote bags.
- Live music - Akeem Kemp Band
- Food - Kinley’s Soul Food, Meaux Beignet and YourmetNow
- Live painting by Artist Kinya Christian, which will be silent auctioned.
- Part of the proceeds will go toward an NWACC scholarship.
FREE to attend. Food available for sale.
In the field outside of NWACC's Becky Paneitz Student Center.
View campus map for event parking.
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