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Black Creativity

Programs and Events

Join us for special events throughout the year that highlight and promote the Black Creativity Program. From workshops to Family Day, Learning Labs to galas, there's something for everyone.

Program Highlights

Experiment and explore new ideas through making, experience the process of design thinking and learn about contributions of African Americans to STEM fields.

annually in January–February

Juried Art Exhibition

The nation's longest running exhibition of African-American art features approximately 100 works by adult and youth artists each year.

annually in January

Family Day

Our annual celebration on Martin Luther King Jr. Day features the Juried Art Exhibition opening and an opportunity to try out the Innovation Studio.

annually in February

Career Showcase

Kids and families can talk with African-American artists, scientists and engineers about innovative work and turning passions into careers.

select weekdays in January–February

Jr. Science Cafés and Jr. Art Cafés

School and community groups can reserve sessions with an African-American scientist, engineer or artist.