Program included with paid museum admission: $6/adult, $5/senior, $3/ages 6–17. Free/Ohio History Connection & NAAMCC members.
Learn more about the life of legendary military trailblazer Col. Charles Young through the new exhibit, Yours for Race and Country: Reflections on the Life of Colonel Charles Young, on Sat. March 16. The National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center is collaborating with internationally renowned quilt artist, curator, and educator Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi for this quilt exhibit that mixes art, interpretive storytelling, and Young artifacts from the NAAMCC collections. The exhibit celebrates the life of Col. Charles Young (1864-1922) and consists of 33 handcrafted quilts by members of the Women of Color Quilters Network. NAAMCC will host an exhibit opening program featuring Dr. Mazloomi, the quilt artists, and a special Express Yourself Saturday art workshop from 11 a.m. until 3:30 pm. Call 800.752.2603 ext. 7 for more information.
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