By Jack Marchbanks Ohio is well known as the home of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, located in Cleveland. Buckeye State-born recording artists such as Bobby Womack, the Isley Brothers, the Ohio Players, Rick Derringer, Johnny Paycheck, Vince Gill, Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders, and Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters, have topped […]
Join the Massillon Museum on Wednesday, September 14, from 6:30 to 7:30pm via Zoom for a free Artist Talk with photographer Amber N. Ford. Ford is an artist and freelance photographer based in Cleveland, Ohio. She holds a BFA in Photography from the Cleveland Institute of Art. Her work explores Blackness, identity, and culture, while […]
Join the Massillon Museum on Sunday, September 18, from 4:00 to 6:00pm for a free meal reminiscent of after-church dinners, followed by a panel discussion with community members. This program coincides with the Missing History of Massillon: Unheard African American Stories exhibition. The exhibition features oral histories, archives, photographs, and artifacts celebrating the rich narrative […]
Rhythm of Revolution- The Transformative Power of Black Art 1619 to the Present Now until March 2, 2024 National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center, Wilberforce The National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center in Wilberforce, Ohio, presents a new exhibit called Rhythm of Revolution-The Transformative Power of Black Art 1619 to the Present. The exhibit maps the […]
From Mentorship to Leadership…is a discussion between art advocate and educator, Bettye Stull and her mentee, Jessica Byrd, political strategist, Founder and Chief Doer of Three Point Strategies, LLC. Jessica worked as a gallery docent under Ms. Stull’s leadership at the King Arts Complex, while she was a student at Arts Impact Middle School. Their […]
Join us in celebrating Black History Month 2023 at the Ohio History Center The Tea Room Feb. 18, 2023 The Tea Room is a contemporary look at an African American Tea Ceremony that began in the mid-19th century. Annually on February 15, enslaved people joined together to fellowship over tea. This tradition evolved into gathering […]
Mary Church Tyrell, writer, suffragist and Black activist, attended Oberlin College and taught at Wilberforce University before beginning her lifelong campaign of tireless activism
When James Brown and his band arrived at 1540 Brewster Avenue in Cincinnati in May of 1967, it probably didn’t feel like history in the making. But it was.