Celebrate Black History

Visit Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives

Celebrating diversity strengthens communities, develops innovation, enhances art and enriches stories. Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) invites you to experience a celebration of Black history through these special events happening throughout February and beyond.

Saturday, Feb 16, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Karolyn Smardz Frost
Meet award-winning author of I’ve Got a Home in Glory Land: A Lost Tale of the Underground Railroad. Karolyn Smardz Frost will discuss the process for her newest novel Steal Away Home and offer a book signing for the title; available for purchase onsite. Register for this event, free with the cost of admission to PAMA.

Monday, Feb 18, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Family Day
Bring the whole family and enjoy free admission from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Just some of the great family-friendly drop-in activities include a create-your-own polar bear winter scene and make an abstract art scratch board masterpiece.

Enjoy a family storytelling performance with Diana Brathwaite and Chris Whiteley: Sugar & Gold, Story of Underground Railroad in Canada. Performances at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Sunday Feb, 24, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Winter Exhibitions Reception
Celebrate Black history with an afternoon of art, featured speakers, and a special choral performance. Light refreshments. Free admission.

To learn more about these events and other cultural offerings visit PAMA.