Black History Month

Black History Month

Events and Resources

Saint Paul Public Library and the City of Saint Paul are hosting a cultural celebration throughout February created by and for the Black and African American community. Saint Paul residents are invited to explore “African Americans in the Arts” with three events offered virtually and in-person. All events are free, and all are welcome!

An Elders View

February 1, 2024, Noon-2 p.m.

At this virtual event, we will honor one of our Beautiful Ancestors and have a panel discussion with a select group of Minnesota Elders. They will share some of their history in the arts as well as some words of wisdom.

Centering the Mind and Body (Virtual and In-Person)

February 15, 2024, Noon-1:30 p.m.

Join us for an in-person and virtual guided meditation and yoga experience. Check out our presenters. A Centering Meditation by "Daughter of Rah" Shawnte' Williams and A Relaxing Yoga Experience by "The Zen Bin" Sierra Carter.

Due to limited space, in-person attendees must RSVP. Attendees can register to attend in-person, opens a new window or use the YouTube livestream link to join online, opens a new window. Attendees who register to attend in-person will receive swag bags that include items from Daughter of Ra, opens a new window and NOSH POSH, opens a new window. Bags include healthy, gluten-free, non-GMO, Kosher, Paleo-friendly snacks (products may include nuts).  

The Gallery (In-Person)

February 29, 2024, 3-7 p.m.
Rondo Community Library

The final event will be in person at Rondo Library, 461 Dale Street North, on Thursday, February 29, from 3-7 p.m. featuring hands-on art creation where you can create a piece of art to take home. We will also celebrate the 50th anniversary of Hip-Hop with music, and there will be artistic and informational presentations.

City of Saint Paul 2024 Black History Month: African Americans in the Arts

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