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El Pueblo History Museum to celebrate Black History Month with Music, Art, and Poetry Night
PUEBLO, Colo. (January 28, 2020) – To celebrate Black History Month, El Pueblo History Museum will host a special Music, Art, and Poetry Night on Friday, February 7 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
This special event will feature art in various mediums with the theme of African-American history, culture, experiences, and individuals. A collection of local artists are invited to participate and share their work, including musicians, poets, and painters.
Local poet Nekia Seasberry will host the event, and throughout there will be a series of performances by local musicians and poets. Refreshments and food will be provided. This event is free and all members of the Pueblo community are invited to come and enjoy a night of art and culture.
There is currently an open call for more artists, poets, and musicians who wish to participate in or perform at this event. Those interested can contact Javier Quinones for more information via email at email@example.com. All applications must be submitted to Javier by midnight on Sunday, February 2.
About El Pueblo History Museum
El Pueblo History Museum is located at 301 N. Union Avenue in the heart of historic downtown Pueblo. The museum stands on the site of the original El Pueblo fort, constructed in 1842, and current exhibits include Borderlands of Southern Colorado, the award-winning Children of Ludlow, and the Museum of Memory. El Pueblo History Museum is a museum of History Colorado.
El Pueblo History Museum is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.ElPuebloHistoryMuseum.org or call 719-583-0453.
About History Colorado
History Colorado has become a force for finding new and inclusive ways to serve Coloradans. In 2018 History Colorado provided programs to more than 18,000 students in their own schools, and assisted more than 40 schools with bus funds, to expand efforts that now serve more than 85,000 students annually. Its all-day Hands-On History program at El Pueblo History Museum responds to the four-day school week that is now administered by 61% of Colorado school districts.
History Colorado’s mission is to create a better future for Colorado by inspiring wonder in our past. We serve as the state’s memory, preserving the places, stories and material culture of Colorado through the History Colorado Center and statewide Community Museums, educational programs, historic preservation grants, research library, collections and outreach to Colorado communities. Visit HistoryColorado.org, or call 303-HISTORY, for more information.