Black History Month Festival

Celebrate African-American history and culture in a variety of ways featuring exhibits, music and dance performances, lectures, photos, crafts and more. This year we are partnering with the Arlington Historical Society with archival images and special displays during the month of February. 

Schedule of Events:

2 p.m. - William Sydney Pittman  -   Dallas Architect.

Art Professor John Neal Phillips from TCC Southeast will speak about William Sydney Pittman a prominent African-American Dallas Architect. He was a protégé of Booker T. Washington and he married Washington's daughter, Portia.

3 p.m. - Tarrant County College SE Jazz Combo

3:30 p.m. - Chris Huff, City of Arlington Animal Services Manager- Emcee

     Winners of the art and essay contest for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Advancing the Dream Celebration 2018"

     Winner of the Arlington Animal Services Heritage Program Award

    Ashworth Elementary Musicians

    Household of Faith Choir "Tehilah Crew"

    Tarrant County College SE Jazz Combo

     Step By Step Dance Studio

  • Bebensee Beats Step Team 

  • Ousley Junior High Primetime Steppers

Children can visit the children’s area for special activities. Bring the whole family!

Arlington Historical Society Displays for the month of February.

For more information please call the Arlington Public Library at 817-459-6900.

Previous Dates

    • Sun, Feb 25, 2018 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
    Public Area
    Southeast Branch Library
    900 SE Green Oaks Blvd
    Arlington, TX 76018
    • Sun, Feb 26, 2017 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
    Public Area
    Southeast Branch Library
    900 SE Green Oaks Blvd
    Arlington, TX 76018
Contact
David Jackson
Program Type: 
Arts & Culture
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