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We Walk: A Celebration of Black Community

Sunday, October 9, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free & Open to the Public
Rain can’t keep us away! Join the Haitian American Museum of Chicago (HAMOC) and Crossing Borders Music for the re-scheduled one-day outdoor exhibition “We Walk: A Celebration of Black Community.” “We Walk: A Celebration of Black Community” is a program created in 2020 by the Haitian American Museum of Chicago (HAMOC) who invited Crossing Borders Music’s participation in this ongoing, uplifting project.
This community exhibition highlights the excellence and contributions of Black America in the local community and beyond. Featuring scholar Dr. Cranston Knight, scholar Dr. Edward Davis, entrepreneur Brian Osborne, artist Lowell Thompson and more with interactive exhibits on Black internationalism, Black history, Black artists, food, and more!
Plus, LIVE music from Crossing Borders Music musicians throughout the afternoon
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 (around 1413 Sheridan Rd), Evanston, IL
This project is partially supported by a grant from the Evanston Arts Council, an agency supported by the City of Evanston, Illinois Arts Council Agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts. This project is partially supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, the MacArthur Funds for Culture, Equity, and the Arts at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, and the Paul M Angell Family Foundation. Crossing Borders Music acknowledges the support of the Illinois Arts Council Agency.
Pictured: Artist Lowell Thompson at a previous “We Walk” in front of a poster of his Colored Wheel sculpture, credit Haitian American Museum of Chicago

Details

Date:
Sunday, October 9, 2022
Time:
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free & Open to the Public

Venue

Dawes Park
Dawes Park east of Sheridan Rd between Lake Street and Greenwood St (around1413 Sheridan Rd)
Evanston, IL 60201
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