Kuumba means Creativity! Experience the beauty and creativity of black cultures through enriching performances by local students and Baltimore-based artists, in honor of Black History Month. This year’s theme is Black Dance Through Time!
Explore the evolution of Black American dance from the early 20th century to the present day! Enjoy live music and dance performances, family activities, Baltimore-based vendors, and more!
Noon - 1PM: Kerplunk! Free Family Art Drop-in
Family activities, vendors, and 10th Annual Black History Month Student Exhibition Competition upstairs in the Amalie Rothschild Gallery.
1PM - 3PM: Performances in our theater celebrating Black Dance Through Time: from 1900s to Present Day, hosted by Marquette Shaw!
With performances by:
Marquette Shaw – MC, Dance, and Voice
Shalanda Hansboro and Derrick Thompson – Voice and Piano
India Palmer – Malian Yoruba and Tap Dance
Koya Walker – Malian Yoruba Dance
Guy Mickles – Vogue
Tench Tilgman Dance Team – African Contemporary Dance and Drumming
Baltimore Dance Tech – Modern Hip Hop and Tap