Juneteenth Celebration at the Field House Museum | Kids Out and About St. Louis

Juneteenth Celebration at the Field House Museum

Celebrate African American history as we wrap up two current exhibits with good food, good music, and inspiring messages from our partners on Saturday, June 19, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm! The Field House Museum is proud to host Julius B. Anthony, President of St. Louis Black Authors of Children’s Literature, and Linda M. Nance, Founding President of The Annie Malone Historical Society, for this special event jointly celebrating our partnerships and Juneteenth.

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It has been the Museum’s honor to display these beautifully diverse exhibits offering unique educational opportunities. Join us at the Museum to view these fascinating exhibits before they’re gone, hear from our partners, enjoy a wonderful lunch, and listen to festive music! This is a free event, but reservations are required, and space is limited.

 

The Exhibits

The Power of Words: The Ongoing Tale of Black Children’s Literature
The Power of Words the continued efforts towards equitable representation in children’s and young adult literature. Learn about the trail blazers of Black storytelling like Langston Hughes and discover the impressive work of modern African American authors like Patricia McKissack, whose books continue to inspire new generations.

Moving Forward: Exploring the Legacy of Annie Malone
Celebrate Annie Malone, a pioneer African American entrepreneur, charitable organizer, and civil rights activist. Produced by the Annie Malone Historical Society, this exhibit uses eye-catching displays of photos and artifacts to tell the story of this magnificent woman’s contributions to African American history. The society hopes Moving Forward will bolster their mission to open their own museum.

Partner Organizations

About St. Louis Black Authors of Children’s Literature
St. Louis Black Authors of Children’s Literature is committed to fostering awareness about the importance of early literacy by creating innovative opportunities for all kids to have access to Black children’s literature.

About The Annie Malone Historical Society
The Annie Malone Historic Society’s mission is to compile and disseminate a body of information that will fairly depict the extraordinary business acumen, inspiring dedication to community, and generous commitment to philanthropic endeavors made by Annie M. Turnbo Pope Malone.


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Organization:

Field House Museum

Location:

634 S. Broadway
St. Louis, MO, 63102
United States

Phone:

(314) 421-4689
Contact name: 
Field House Museum
Dates: 
06/19/2021
Time: 
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm