Black History Month Highlights 2019

Events around the City throughout February that celebrate Black history.

February 4, 2019 | 2 min reading time

This years Black History Month has events all around the City throughout February. These events celebrate, inform, and educate residents on the history of African Americans in St. Louis. Find out more below: 

Events at the History Museum 

American Sign Language Tour of St. Louis African American History

Location: 
Missouri History Museum 
5700 Lindell Blvd 
St. Louis, MO 63112
 
Date: February 6, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM

The Contributions and Legacies of Black Doughboys

Location: 
Missouri History Museum 
5700 Lindell Blvd 
St. Louis, MO 63112
 
Date: February 10, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM

Black and White: A Conversation with Elizabeth Hinton

Location: 
Missouri History Museum 
5700 Lindell Blvd 
St. Louis, MO 63112
 
Date: February 28, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM

Events at St. Louis Public Library 

Black History Month 2019 - Featured Speaker Ozzie Smith

Location: 
Central Library
1301 Olive Street
St. Louis MO 63103
 
Date: Sunday, February 10, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

African American History and Genealogy

Location: 
Schlafly Library 
225 North Euclid Avenue
St. Louis MO 63108
 
Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
 

The East St. Louis Race Riot of 1917: Look How Far We've Come?

Location: 
5760 West Florissant Avenue
St. Louis MO 63120
 
Date: Saturday, February 23, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Events at the St. Louis Art Museum 

The Making of Kehinde Wiley: Saint Louis

Location:
The Farrell Auditorium
One Fine Arts Drive, Forest Park, 
St. Louis, Missouri 63110-1380
 
Date: Sunday, February 10th, 2019
Time: 3:00–4:00 pm

Abstraction in African American Contemporary Art

Location: 
The Farrell Auditorium
One Fine Arts Drive, Forest Park, 
St. Louis, Missouri 63110-1380
 
Date: Thursday, February 7, 2019
Time: 11:00 am–12:00 pm
 
For further information on events and times please refer to the events website. 

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