Art exhibitions and inspirational events highlight a stellar line-up of things to do during Roswell’s festival for Black History Month
Roswell Roots is a community-wide, month-long festival that honors our diverse community and celebrates Black History Month. Roswell Roots aims to educate, impact, and promote cultural awareness, with some unmissable events throughout this inspiring festival.
Programs and events are carefully curate to welcome all community members, and offer an opportunity for all ages to engage and participate. From lessons in history, to storytelling and drumming, celebrate the many contributions of Black art and culture through this multifaceted event featuring the Black History 101 Mobile Museum, hands-on art projects, and live entertainment!
Highlights from this year’s festival includes an awesome selection of art exhibitions. Inspired is the touching annual collection of art created by Roswell’s students. Several schools in the area have participated, and it features artistic expression and creativity from our youth, all of which celebrates Black History Month.
Stand is another exhibition at Roswell Roots. It’s the juried exhibit featuring art that celebrates the Association for the Study of African American Life and History’s (ASALH) annual theme, Black Resistance.
All of these unmissable exhibitions, events, and community gatherings will be taking over venues and spaces all over Roswell, including the City Hall and Roswell Cultural Arts Center.
Other events at the festival include everything from poetry workshops, virtual events, inspiring seminars, and so much more. For more information and the full line-up of programs and events, click here.
There’s an evening of poetry and music, plays and theatre productions, and even Super Museum Sunday, celebrates the Association for the Study of African American Life and History’s (ASALH) annual theme, Black Resistance. There will be all-new tours and experiences especially for Roswell Roots.
However, this is just one small fraction of incredible things to do in Atlanta over Black History Month. From the best museums and attractions, to monuments and beyond. Click the link below for a full round-up of things to do this February.