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February 10-15, 2014
The Nick Rodriguez Community Center |  213 F Street, Antioch, CA
Exhibit hours 10 AM-4 PM: Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
Closed Tuesday/Thursday 

Reception 2-4 PM, Saturday February 15th

The Exhibit will provide a timeline of historical events featuring art, artifacts, literature, and creative arts that reflect the African American experience in America. The timeline will highlight the homeland of Africa, slavery, the adaptation to plantation living, the Church, the emancipation of the slaves, adaptation to freedom, the civil rights movement, and end with the historic election of Barack Obama, the first African American President of the United States of America.

The Black History Art & Artifacts Exhibit will be held from February 10th 15th, 2014 at the Nick Rodriguez Community Center (multipurpose room) at 213 F Antioch, CA.  The Exhibit will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, 2/10; Wednesday 2/12; Friday, 2/14; & Saturday, 2/15 with a closing Reception from 2-4 p.m. The Black History Exhibit is sponsored by a collaboration of community partners:  Ruah Community Outreach, Inc., Parent Partners Providing for the Education of Young Children, the JTS Art Gallery, the City of Antioch, and the Arts & Cultural Foundation of Antioch.  

The Exhibit will provide a great educational experience for families and elementary and high school student groups.  For more information, visit  Email or call Diane Gibson-Gray at (925) 325-9897 or Carrie Frazier (925) 787-4827.


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