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Black History Month at the Boston Children's Museum 308 Congress Street
Boston, MA
February 20-28, 2017
Recurring daily
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During the month of February, Boston Children’s Museum will be highlighting the Black experience through programs, activities, performances and the permanent exhibit, Boston Black: A City Connects. Black History Month programs and activities at the Museum are designed to provide opportunities for children to learn about and explore the diversity of Black cultures in Boston through music, art, storytelling, science, interactive play and artifacts from both the past and present. The Museum’s celebration of Black History Month will reflect the African American experience as well as Caribbean/West Indian and African cultures.

  • Tony Fonseca Drum Circle: Saturday, February 4 at 1:00pm
  • Block Party: Friday, February 10 at 6:00pm
  • Meet the Authors: Veronica Chapman, “I Know I Can” – Friday, February 10 at 6:45pm & 7:15pm
  • Meet the Authors: Susan Goodman, “First Steps” – Saturday, February 11 at 2:45pm & 3:15pm
  • Jean Appolon Haitian Contemporary Dance Classes: Sunday, February 12 at 1:30pm, 2:30pm & 3:30pm
  • Castle of Our Skins (musical storytelling): Sunday, February 26 at 1:00pm
  • I Love my Hair program: throughout the month
  • Displays of Black scientists, engineers and inventors
  • Black Athletes Making Sports History: Display and self-directed activities, occasional tie-in staffed activity
  • Collections Displays
  • Displays and activities inspired by the work of renowned painter Jacob Lawrence and local Boston artist Ekua Holmes
  • Bibliography of relevant children’s books for age birth to eight for literacy project.


Black History Month at the Boston Children's Museum
  • February 1, 2017 to February 28, 2017
  • Recurring daily