Feb 7: Antioch Black History Month Art and Artifacts Exhibit

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The Black History Month Exhibit at the Nick Rodriguez Community Center will feature a timeline of historical events featuring traditional art, artifacts, literature, and creative arts that reflect the African American experience in America.

The exhibit also features a time line of African American history from Africa to the present and provides an opportunity to taste traditional beverages and desserts. The goals are to promote dignity and pride in the African American community and provide cross cultural education for the larger community.

The exhibit opens on February 7th from 2-4 PM with a reception and then continues through February 21st from 10 AM to 4 PM on February 9th, 11th, 14th, 16th and 21st.

The Nick Rodriguez Community Center is located at 213 F Street in Antioch.  The exhibit will provide a great educational experience for families and elementary and high school student groups.  For more information visit the exhibit website, http://art4antioch.org/Black-History-Exhibit.asp, or email [email protected] or call Diane Gibson-Gray at (925) 325-9897 or Carrie Frazier (925) 787-4827.

The Black History Month 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.