Amherstburg Freedom Museum

Manuel Mathieu: World Discovered Under Other Skies

The Haitian-born Canadian artist Manuel Mathieu is known for vibrant, colourful paintings that seamlessly merge abstraction with figuration. His work reflects on our intertwined lives, in which the boundaries between the past and present or the personal and political are often blurred. Sharing recollections that depict everyday scenes, Mathieu also blends into his canvases an …

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$10

The Artists of Colour: Abstracted Realities

The Artists of Colour: Abstracted Realities Description: Participating artists include Edward Milo Johnson, Lois Smith Larkin, Connie Lee-Turner, Dennis K. Smith, Manzella V. Vincent, Lana E. Talbot, Nicole A. Talbot, James Walls, and Susan Johnson-Washington. The voices of Black artists reverberate through history from ancient times. They cannot be ignored. No longer absent from historical …

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$10

Activities and Resources at the Windsor Public Library

Windsor Public Library offers collections that celebrate Black heritage, encourage diverse and unique voices, and consider the historical significance of Black activists from around the world. Many books, ebooks, audiobooks, and DVDs are available! Also, in honour of Black History Month, WPL is offering several events and activities, geared to adults, children, and youth around the city… …

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U Windsor Celebrates Black History – Black Futures Month

Black History – Black Futures month is what we are celebrating at the University of Windsor. Recognizing and honouring Black History - Black Futures month is important in celebrating past accomplishments, along with present and future endeavours as well. People of the African diaspora are integral to the fabric of our society not only in Canada …

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Black History Month Flag-Raising

Black History Month Flag-Raising Description: Join students, faculty, staff, and administrators at the University of Windsor Main Campus for a flag raising in honour of Black History/Black Futures Month 2023. Where: Outside Chrysler Hall Tower, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue

FREE

Ecumenical Service in Support of the Sandwich Towne Underground Railroad Museum

With proceeds benefiting the Sandwich Towne Underground Railroad Museum at Sandwich First Baptist Church, join the people of Our Lady of the Assumption Roman Catholic Parish and All Saints’ Anglican Church as they co-host an Ecumenical Evening Prayer to Conclude the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The service is taking place at Assumption Church …

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Black History Month Trivia

Follow the University of Windsor website and social media channels for news about the many excellent virtual events planned for Black History/Black Futures Month as well as weekly trivia contests! Date: February 2023 Location: Follow the University of Windsor on social media.

Free

Buy Black Twenty Eight Day Challenge

Buy Black Twenty Eight Day Challenge Description: Join Black Business Can for the 3rd annual Buy Black 28 Day Challenge throughout Black History Month. There will be a showcase of Black-owned businesses on Facebook and Instagram that you can learn about, visit, and enjoy with your family. Date: February 2023 Location: Visit blackbusinessontario.ca  http://facebook.com/blackbusinesscan or …

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Focus on Black Innovators in STEM

Focus on Black Innovators in STEM The social media channels of the University of Windsor Leddy Library will feature tributes to Black inventors, scientists, and innovators throughout the month of February. Date: February 2023 Location: Follow Leddy Library on social media.

Free

Biblioasis Presents Scotiabank Giller Prize-Winning Author Suzette Mayr

Join Biblioasis in welcoming author Suzette Mayr to read from her latest, Giller Prize-winning book, The Sleeping Car Porter. Mayr will be at Biblioasis Bookshop in Windsor for a reading, signing, and short Q&A event. Masks are recommended. Space is wheelchair accessible. Refreshments will be provided. Click the link to sign up for the event: https://forms.gle/PwzLW6BQrxbwkqVM6 or …

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Free Talk by the Author of On Account of Darkness: Shining Light on Race and Sport

Join the Museum Windsor Museum Volunteer Group for a free talk by Ian Kennedy, author of the book On Account of Darkness: Shining Light on Race and Sport. In many ways, Ontario’s Chatham-Kent region is a microcosm of Canadian multiculturalism. As a terminus of the Underground Railroad, it has long been home to a large …

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Onstage Concert at the Capitol Theatre: The Chevalier de St. Georges

Onstage Concert at the Capitol Theatre Description: The WSO’s very own concertmaster, Lillian Scheirich, brings to life a concerto by the swashbuckling 18th century composer, Joseph Bologne, the Chevalier de St. Georges. Also, hear music composed by Jessie Montgomery, one of the most exciting new composers on the scene today. Her composition Shift, Change, Turn …

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$17 – $37