Museums, restaurants, and hotels come together to celebrate Black History Month every year
Each year in February, we take time to honor the Black community's rich history and look forward to the many events and festivals that celebrate its significance. Since Miami is known to be steeped in culture, tradition, and the spirit of celebration, you can bet the city is full of events featuring art, music, interactive panels, and amazing food.
If you're looking for unique ways to honor Black History Month in Miami, here are some events to add to your calendar:
Celebrate 10 years of Art + Soul
On February 11, The PAMM Fund for Black Art will present a gala to commemorate Art + Soul's 10thanniversary at the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM). Refreshing cocktails, a sit-down dinner, and dancing to live music are all part of the evening's itinerary. In addition to unveiling a brand-new piece of artwork for the collection, this year's event will commemorate actor, producer, director, and activist Jesse Williams.
Watch Hidden Figures at Miami Beach
Miami Beach Regional Library invites you to a free showing of Hidden Figures on Friday, February 17, at 3 pm. The Academy Award-winning movie features a star-studded cast: Janelle Monáe, Taraji P. Henson, and Octavia Spencer. The film follows three remarkable African-American female mathematicians who played a pivotal role in planning one of the most complex and risky operations in human history: the orbital launch of John Glenn.
Jazz it up at Melton Jazz Music Festival
Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival Weekend features performances by professional jazz artists as well as middle school and collegiate music students. Celebrating the international women of jazz, this event will run from February 23 to 26 and will include both seasoned jazz performers and young students.
AfriKin Art: The Gaze Africana
February concludes with AfriKin Art: The Gaze Africana, an international exhibition of Black artists and creatives, currently on display at North Miami's famous Scott Galvin Community Center. The art show on February 28 is only one aspect of a month-long celebration of Black history that will also feature performances of dance, music, poetry, and more.
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