Join the Museum’s 34th annual Kwanzaa celebration to experience the rich traditions of Kwanzaa and honor the holiday’s seven guiding principles. The festival, hosted by storyteller Linda Humes, will include a special interview about Karamu (African Feast) with pioneering restaurateur B. Smith, family-friendly hands-on activities, and an international marketplace. Restoration Dance Theatre Company and Balance Dance Theatre, led by acclaimed choreographer Obediah Wright, will perform in an exciting program that also includes newcomers Soul Steps and Underground System Afrobeat.
The Presenting Sponsor of the Museum’s cultural programming is MetLife Foundation.
Support for Kwanzaa 2012! is made possible, in part, by the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc., and the family of Frederick H. Leonhardt.
Kwanzaa 2012! is co-presented with Community Works and New Heritage Theatre Works.
The Kwanzaa Marketplace is organized by the Harlem Arts Alliance.
Click here to learn how B. Smith cooks delicious Southern-Style grits.
Click here to watch Soul Steps dancers teach Bronx Students to be active and follow their dreams on CBS NY.
Click here to check out Underground Afrobeat System at the congahead.com studio.