Birmingham Civil Rights Institute hosting Black History Month events

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute has planned several events this week honoring African-American artists as Black History Month begins.

On Feb. 6, there will be an “Art Walk With Wayne” from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. where attendees can see the behind-the-scenes of BCRI’s historic art collection with Wayne Coleman.

On Feb. 10, families are invited to the BCRI Kid’s Corner for a reading of “The Great Migration” by African-American artist Jacob Lawrence from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

On Feb. 13, there will be a “Make and Take Art Fair,” a hands-on day of arts and crafts. On Feb. 21, BCRI is hosting “Issa Art Collab” from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. where attendees can observe art come to life with artists from BCRI and the Birmingham Museum of Art.

Lastly, on Feb. 29, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., BCRI will close out Black History Month with a conversation around the dividends and gains of collecting art.

For more information, visit the upcoming events page on the BCRI’s website.

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