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African Diaspora

The UConn School of Fine Arts is presenting a year long series of events celebrating the 50th anniversary of the UConn African American Cultural Center. Come visit and make a day of sharing in the celebration!

William Benton Museum of Art
Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry
von der Mehden Recital Hall
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
Connecticut Repertory Theatre

AUTUMN 2018 EVENTS

SONGFEST: I Hear Music in the Air! presented by UConn Music
OCT 21 - 3:00 PM
United Congregational Church of Tolland

LIVING OBJECTS: African American Puppetry
EXHIBIT OPENING OCT 25
Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry

MAKING THE MOVEMENT MOVE: UConn Student Protests (1960-70s)
EXHIBIT OPENING OCT 25
William Benton Museum of Art

KATHLEEN BATTLE: Underground Railroad: A Spiritual Journey
OCT 26 - 8:00 PM
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts

TURN IT UP! The New Sound of New Orleans
NOV 3 - 7:00 PM
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts

CAMILLE A. BROWN & DANCERS: “ink”
NOV 14 - 7:30 PM
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts

COLLEGIUM MUSICUM: Early Music and the African Diaspora
NOV 15 - 8:00 PM
von der Mehden Recital Hall

UCONN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: Aria/Concerto Competition Winners with works by African-American composers
DEC 6 - 8:00 PM
von der Mehden Recital Hall