Jazz Before Sunset
Sat. | May-October | 5:00pm
NAN | African Meeting House
The Museum reignites the MAAH Music concert series for the upcoming season, once again featuring live performances in the historic African Meeting House that continue the tradition of showcasing musical talent from around the region.
Hosted by Kathy and Neville Richen, Jazz Before Sunset returns with four popular musicians -- Neil Goss (paino/bass), ECliff Graves (drums), Aiden Sherry (guitar) and Jason Sullivan (guitar) taking the stage. Please join us and bring friends and family to enjoy a delightful evening with this spirited jazz quartet. The series continues on the last Saturday of every month through October.
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Reading Frederick Douglass
Mon. | July 3, 2017 | 12:00pm
BOS | 54th Massachusetts Regiment Memorial
MAAH Co-Presents Douglass's Fiery July 5, 1852 Speech
Mass Humanities coordinates annual public readings of Frederick Douglass's famous Fourth of July address, "What to the Slavee is the Fourth of July?" with communities and organizations around the state. Members of the public are invited to take turns reading parts of the speech until they have read it all.
This event is free and open to the public
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Spotlight on the African Meeting House
Spoken Word with Regie Gibson
Fri. | July 28, 2017 | 7:00pm
BOS | African Meeting House
Join us as we celebrate this National Historic Landmark, built in 1806 by Boston’s black community as a religious, educational and social gathering place.
The history and significance of the African Meeting House presented by Dr. Alona Wilson, Director of Collections and Exhibitions, Museum of African American History
Spoken Word performance by Regie Gibson, literary performer and educator.
Tickets: $10 Non-MAAH Members/$5 MAAH Members
Museum of African American History: 46 Joy Street, Boston, MA 02114
This program is made possible with support from the National Parks of Boston "Art on the Trails to Freedom" initiative, the National Park Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program, and the New England Foundation for the Arts