We Walk: A Celebration of Black Community
Sunday, September 26, 2021 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pmFree & Open to the Public
Join the Haitian American Museum of Chicago (HAMOC) and Crossing Borders Music for the one-day outdoor exhibition We Walk: A Celebration of Black Community. This community exhibition highlights the excellence and contributions of Black America in the local community and beyond. The event features exhibits curated by community partners on topics related to Black community, business, and culture.
Plus, a LIVE Crossing Borders Music concert of music by Black composers at 2PM. Featuring music by Haitian composers Sabrina C D Jean Louis and Rudy Perrault commissioned by Crossing Borders Music to honor Chicago’s Haitian founder/first non-Native settler Jean Baptiste Point DuSable!
Free and open to the public! Stroll through the exhibition with us!
Taking place at Dawes Park east of Sheridan Rd between Lake Street and Greenwood St (around1413 Sheridan Rd), Evanston, IL
All participants will follow CDC and Illinois Public Health guidelines.
This project is partially supported by a grant from the Evanston Arts Council, a city agency supported by the City of Evanston, and the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.
Pictured: Haitian composer Sabrina C D Jean Louis wearing beaded hoop earrings, a red and a black bead necklace, wearing a red top, brown bandana, sitting in a hand-carved wooden chair, smiling