4:30 & 6:00PM – MUSIC: Hungry March Band performs a fusion of influences from New York Orleans street bands to Indian wedding brass
5:00-10:00PM – MUSIC SHOWCASE: An evening tracing American music from blues to hip-hop. Michael Hill’s Blues Mob kicks off at 5pm with blues flavored rock, R&B, and funk, at 7pm Frankie Rose performs dream-pop melodies from classic eighties rock. At 8:45pm., hip-hop group Brown Bag All Stars lays down fresh beats influenced by 1990’s East Coast rap.
6:00PM PERFORMANCE: The Redhawk Native American Arts Council hosts an interactive dance inspired by Native American dances,
6:00 PM –ARTIST TALKS: Valerie Hegarty discusses her installation Alternative Histories, encouraging visitors to rethink American history.
6:00-9:00PM –Pop-Up Gallery Talks: Short and lively talks on works in the museum’s permanent collection.
6:30-8:00PM – MOVEMENT WORKSHOP: Try line dances, from Boot Scootin Boogie to Wobble.
6:30-8:30PM – Hands-On-Art: Sketch from live models in garments inspired by portraits in the installations. American Identities.
7:30 & 9:00PM – PERFORMANCES & DISCUSSIONS: The Forum Project stages scenes addressing immigration, education, and harassment.
8:00PM – FILM SHORTS: StoryCorps’ animated shorts, illustrated by Michael and Timothy Rauch, feature stories told by Americans who lived them. Presented in partnership with the PBS documentary series POV.
8:00-9:30 – PARTICIPATORY PROGRAM: The Nuyorican Poets Café community poetry slam explores themes of truth, struggle and liberation.
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