February 2, 2022
Celebrate Black History Month in Seattle
We honor and celebrate the rich history and contributions by Black men and women both in the Pacific Northwest region and beyond.
February is Black History Month. We honor and celebrate the rich history and contributions by Black men and women both in the Pacific Northwest region and beyond. Seattle offers several opportunities to learn more about Black heritage and history. Join us in celebrating Black History by participating, learning and sharing!
- The Seattle Rep is showing “Fannie – The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer”, telling the story of the legendary civil rights activist, until Feb. 13 at the Bagley Wright Theater. Information about tickets and the show can be found here: https://www.seattlerep.org/plays/202122-season/fannie/
- In celebration of Black History Month, MOHAI will showcase oil paintings of the renowned Black jazz musicians who played at the legendary Seattle Black and Tan Club on Feb. 19-21. Information about the exhibit can be found here: https://mohai.org/exhibits/the-black-and-tan-collection/
- In Celebration of Black History Month, the Seattle Center Armory is showing “A Seattle History Worth Preserving: Buffalo Soldiers Exhibit” through Feb. 28. Information can be found here: https://visitseattle.org/events/a-seattle-history-worth-preserving-buffalo-soldiers-exhibit/