African American History Events, Exhibits at the Flint Cultural Center

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In honor of African American History Month, the Flint Cultural Center is hosting special exhibits and events throughout the month of February and beyond. Here are a few ways you can take part in the upcoming happenings:

  • Attend a reading of Dominique Morisseau’s “Detroit ‘67” at the Flint Youth Theatre on Feb. 7. The story follows Chelle and her brother Lank during the Detroit riots of 1967. For tickets, click here.
  • Check out “From Heart to Hand: African American Quilts from the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts” at the Flint Institute of Arts. On display through April 10, the exhibit features 30 pieces made by African American quilt artists during the 20th century.
  • Get together with friends and relatives at the Flint Public Library for a Family Feud-style trivia night, centered around African American and local history. To register for the Feb. 27 event and receive a trivia training kit, call 810-249-2569.

This is just a sampling of the cultural center’s plans for February. For a full list of upcoming events, click here.

For more information on #flintandgenesee attractions and events, click here.

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