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We Walk: A North Lawndale Celebration of Black Community
Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree & Open to the Public
Stroll through a cultural fair sponsored by the Haitian American Museum of Chicago (HAMOC), Crossing Borders Music, the Lawndale Pop-Up Spot, and Art West!
This event features selected works from HAMOC’s traveling exhibit “We Walk” celebrating Black history and culture; music commissioned by Crossing Borders Music of Haitian composers celebrating Black Chicago trailblazers, with guest artist cellist Kailie Holliday who began her music studies at the Chicago West Community Music Center of East Garfield Park; local music artists The Book of Timothy; and activities for all led by artist Alexandra Antoine, Art West, and the Lawndale Pop-Up Spot!
Plus, free Haitian appetizers will be served!
Free and open to the public!
All CDC and Public Health Guidelines will be followed.
This event is part of Journey Chicago, a celebration of Chicago cultural heritage sponsored by the Chicago Cultural Alliance.
This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. This program is partially supported by a CityArts grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.
Pictured: Haitian composer Sabrina C D Jean Louis, who wrote a piece in honor of Jean-Baptiste Pointe duSable