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

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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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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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

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

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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Free

A Celebration of Black History Month: Looking Forward from the Past

A Celebration of Black History Month; Looking Forward From The Past In Partnership with the River Bookshop, and the Amherstburg Freedom Museum we are hosting a week full of events in celebration of Black History. For more information see our calendar for specific event details. Where: The Hole in The Wall, Nazrey A.M.E. Church, and …

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Most Events Are Free

Canada South Blues Society Proudly Presents the Blackburn Brothers

Canada South Blues Society Proudly Presents the Blackburn Brothers Description: The Canada South Blues Society proudly presents the Blackburn Brothers with special guest Tim Swaddling and a historical presentation by Elise Harding Davis. The Juno-nominated, multiple award-winning Blackburn Brothers, Underground Railroad descendants, are considered Toronto’s First Family of Blues. Tickets available at ticketscene.ca or at …

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$35

Coalition for Justice Unity Equity Black History Month Event

Coalition for Justice Unity Equity Black History Month Event All Teen Students can reserve their "FREE" dinner reservation. (Casual fun) email: coalitionforjusticeunityequity@gmail.com Dates: Feb 3rd, Feb 10th, Feb 17th, Feb 24th. @7pmPasta, Dinner Roll, Beverages. After finishing up with exams, our students need a break. Free dinner and Visual Arts Show.Pop by, Bring your friends …

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Free for All Teen Students

Rarely Seen: Art from the Amherstburg Freedom Museum Collection

Rarely Seen: Art from the Amherstburg Freedom Museum Collection Art from the Amherstburg Freedom Museum collection is showcased at River Bookshop for the month of February. The artwork features a mix of styles, techniques, and subject matter related to the Black experience.  Date: Every Saturday and Sunday in February  Time: 12-5pm  Where: Hole in The …

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Free