Juneteenth Community Celebration
Saturday, June 11, 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
George Latimer Central Library
Billie & Me featuring Thomasina Petrus, Junauda Petrus-Nasah and Happy Lance Brunious
This all-ages outdoor celebration includes activities for the whole family to enjoy including performances, food trucks, music, art, story stroll and more.
This event is part of Juneteenth Commemoration 2022: A Celebration of African American Music, Art and Literature hosted in partnership with the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota Humanities Center, OMG Media, Ujamaa Place, and Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Funds.
Juneteenth Breakfast Celebrating African American Women
Friday, June 17, 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Minnesota Humanities Center
MN Humanities Center presents Upholding Traditions: Black Women & Juneteenth with special guest Angela Tate
A conversation with Angela Tate, Curator Women’s History at the National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC Washington, DC), moderated by Duchess Harris, Ph.D, J.D., Professor of American Studies at Macalester College, with a music performance by R&B and Gospel singer Jevetta Steele. Tickets are $10. Registration is required. Ticket link: https://www.mnhum.org/event/st-paul-juneteenth-breakfast/, opens a new window
Saturday, June 18, 12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m.
Sun Ray Library
Celebrate Juneteenth in the Sun Ray Library Garden. There will be a performance, food, games, crafts, and photos!
The event is supported by the American Library Association, National Endowment for the Humanities, and Minnesota's Arts and Culture Heritage Fund.
Juneteenth Commemoration 2022 Film
This film features a historical introduction by Mayor Melvin Carter, III, recent 2022 Guggenheim Fellow Ta-coumba Aiken, honoring George Floyd and distinguished artist and advocate Seitu Jones, honoring Philando Castile.