2020 marked the 50th anniversary of the Black Creativity Program, which honors African-American achievement in STEAM. This milestone anniversary was commemorated with a robust calendar of experiences and events throughout Black History Month. Some highlights:
Black Creativity Family Day: Super Heroic CEO and Black Creativity Innovator Jason Mayden led guests in creating their own superhero origin story inside the Black Creativity Innovation Studio.
Juried Art Exhibition: The nation’s longest-running exhibition of African-American art.
Black Creativity: 50 Years: A new temporary exhibit on Lower Level 1, looks at significant moments in Black Creativity’s history. Now through December 2020.
Black Creativity Innovation Studio: A hands-on workshop invited guests to explore their inner superhero by creating their own inventions.
Black Creativity Gala: The Museum’s annual fundraising event for the Black Creativity Program took place on January 25 with over 600 guests in attendance.
Career Showcase: Students and families gathered on February 29 to explore innovative careers by speaking with dozens of professionals in art, science and engineering.
Interested in learning more about the Black Creativity Program and Gala? Reach out to Corporate Membership or call (773) 947-3156.
This year’s Black Creativity Career Showcase was supported by ArcelorMittal.