Juneteenth Celebration in Collaboration with the Greater Rochester Martin Luther King Jr. Commission (Free)

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Saturday, June 19, 2021
11 a.m. to 2 p.m

Celebrate Juneteenth with performances and activities promoting and honoring Black history and culture. Listen to stories of a beautiful, vibrant, and diverse people passed down through generations, told by the Blackstorytelling League of Rochester at 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Sway to the rhythms of the YMCA Dreamseeds Jazz Band at noon and 1 p.m. Meet local authors Leslie C. Youngblood, from 11 a.m. to noon, and Nykki Matthews, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Make Juneteenth crafts and help Hive Creative Collective create a community mural. Plus, support and learn about local Black-owned businesses set-up throughout the museum. Don’t forget to check out the self-guided Black History Artifact Tour in the museum’s exhibits.

The Strong and Rochester Area Community Foundation (RACF) are thrilled to offer free admission to the museum on Saturday, June 19.