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Ethelbert Cooper Gallery for African and African American Art
SEPTEMBER 12th Opening Reception 6pm - 8pm
FREE exhibit, opens 10 AM daily.
“WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Through Times and Place"
Internationally acclaimed dramatist, social critic, and Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka is an avid collector of African artworks including those from his home country of Nigeria. The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art at the Hutchins Center in Harvard Square will feature two dozen of these hand-selected pieces in WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Across Times and Place.
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9/4 - Reggae star Damian Jr. Gong Marley live at House of Blues.
Sept 7- Oct 7th - John Coltrane themed series of events include: Edmund Barry Gaither curates a photo exhibit, reception is Sept 28th at Haley House Restaurant and Art Gallery in Roxbury on Washington Street.
9/30 -- Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival - FREE outdoor three stage jazz festival features touring greats, attracts over 50,000 people to the South End.
Start Time: 12:00 PM, End Time: 6:00 PM,
October 1- 7th John Coltrane music, live performances and panel discussions featuring master saxohonist Pharoah Sanders and WGBH Jazz Radio host Eric Jackson. MOre information is available from jazzboston.org.
master saxophonist live concert during John Coltrane tribute week
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Where Black People Are in Boston
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Events and things to do
Black Museums and Tourist Attractions
The Roxbury Cultural District is on its way. Stay tuned!
NCAAA is the The Museum the National Center of Afro-American Artists
NCAAA is dedicated to the celebration, exhibition, collection and criticism of black visual arts heritage worldwide. The Museum presents a wide range of historical and contemporary exhibitions in many media, including painting, sculpture, graphics, photography and decorative arts. Among the resources offered at the Museum are its African, Afro-Latin, Afro-Caribbean and African American collections; an extensive slide archive, and a rich variety of education programs for young people and adults.
The Museum of African American History, Beacon Hill
Visit and see the African Meeting House and the Abiel Smith School, witness the oldest black church in America, attend lectures and presentations by speakers, the on-going exhibits, the late evening receptionss and special exhibits and ceremonies.
the Malcom X home in Roxbury is a historic treasure. Malcom X family members, historians and the Boston Black community have kept its legacy alive. The Malcom X House is under development for visitation by the general public.
Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art
The Cooper Gallery is the brainchild of noted Professor and TV host, Professor Henry Louis Gates of the series show on WGBH titled "Finding Your Roots," and "African Civilizations". Opened in 2014, the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery features exhibitions and installations of African and African American art. The gallery invites the public for exhibitions, artist talks, symposia, lectures and performances. Cooper Gallery integrates the institutes and archives of the Hutcins Center for academic inquiry.
Massachusetts Historical Society
54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment archive
Location: 1154 Boylston Street, Back Bay Boston.
Church and Religion
Boston Black Church reviews