Throughout the month of February, celebrate Black History Month in Fort Wayne. From visiting the History Center to listening to a lecture, there are a few activities that can help you celebrate.
Check out some of the events happening around town to celebrate Black History Month:
- Fort Wayne Youtheatre's Ruby Bridges
Friday, February 5-7 at the Auer Center Black Box Theatre
- Finding Things Left Behind: Indiana's African American Public Makers
Sunday, February 7 at the History Center
- Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance
Wednesday, February 10 at 7:30 p.m. at IPFW's Rhinehart Recital Hall
- IPFW's Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs is hosting a Black History Month Film Series throughout the whole month. Visit their Calendar of Events for a full list of activities.
If you miss out on these events, schedule an appointment at the African/African-American Historical Museum (AAAHSM), where you can browse the exhibits display of the histories of people of African descent in Allen County since 1809, and African history from the earliest times to today. The AAAHSM museum also houses the City's largest public collection of African Art.