Black to the Future

30sep4:00 pm8:00 pmBlack to the Future

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Step inside the Museum of Boulder’s newest exhibit, Proclaiming Colorado’s Black History.
Proclaiming Colorado’s Black History will give Coloradans and all
visitors an inclusive understanding of the state’s history by
illuminating the stories of Black Coloradans who have lived in this area
for the past two centuries. Learn about the contributions they have
made to the Centennial State, and the legacy they have left behind.
Experience the history of “Colorful Colorado” through the African
American perspective!

Join us for a culturally delicious, educational and soulful day!

Black to the Future Program-

4:00 pm: Visit Proclaiming Colorado’s Black History
discover the history of Black Coloradans from 1840 to today through a
colorful, interactive exhibit and grab a drink and food on our rooftop.

5:00-6:00 pm: Black to the Future Lecture with Adam Bradley.The
Museum of Boulder is contributing to ongoing efforts across the county
to amplify Black voices in the stories we tell about our nation’s
history. Join us for a conversation with Adam Bradley, a member of the
“Proclaiming” advisory council and a professor of English & African
American History at UCL, as he shares experiences as a scholar, writer
and curator working with the New York Times, the Smithsonian’s Museum of
African American and Culture, the Grammy Museum, the National Park
Service, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and other
organizations across the nation.

6:30-8:00 pm: Rooftop concert / party with JJ Brown’s Raw Soul Groove Band. Put on your dancing shoes and join us on the roof for some funky grooves! (weather permitting)

Tickets include both lecture and concert

partnership with Institute for Museum and Library Services, NAACP
Boulder County, Street Wise, Visit Boulder, Create Boulder, Second
Baptist Church, Boulder Public Library and Blackat Productions.


September 30, 2023 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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