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Juneteenth Celebration

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Two men drumming with text for a Juneteenth Event on June 19, 2024

Van Cortlandt Park Alliance and Bronx Arts Ensemble invite you to an evening celebration of Juneteenth at the Van Cortlandt House Museum.

The program will begin on the lawn of the Van Cortlandt House Museum with performances, including music and spoken word. Then join us for a procession with drums to the Enslaved African Burial Ground for a libation ceremony, honoring the memory of the enslaved people.

Guest artists include renowned drummer Baba Don Babatunde, actress Ashley Hart Adams, violist Judith Insell, mezzo-soprano Lucia Bradford and the NYC All City High School Chorus, poet David Mills and West African drummer Yahaya Kamate.

RSVP Suggested.

Special thank you to our venue partners at the Van Cortlandt House Museum and the National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of New York.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the New York City Council.


June 19
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
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