After Angelo Event at Jamestown
Time & Location
About The Event
Festivities begin at 11 a.m. with a traditional African Libation by Corey Staten of Atumpan Edutainment and a performance by Atumpan Dance Theatre. The rest of the day will be filled with music, song, storytelling, face painting, crafts and games for the whole family.
- Atumpan Dance Theatre is providing free cultural face painting at their photo booth.
- 3 p.m., join Barbara Hamm Lee, host of WHRO/WHRV’s “Another View,” a weekly call-in radio talk show that discusses today’s topics from an African American perspective, for a panel discussion and audience talk-back on “Talking about Race in Mixed Race Spaces.” This topic resonates in museums, schools, workplaces, and on social media. Join the conversation as we examine how to engage about race in ways that further understanding, whether in the context of history or the modern day.
- Throughout the day, space will be available for local organizations promoting and empowering the Black community to host a community table to share their stories and literature or special activities. African American artists and vendors are also encouraged to apply for space during the event HERE.
COST (pay at Jamestown Settlement, not here):
All daytime performances, activities and speaker presentations during this special event are included with museum admission: $17.50 for adults, $8.25 for ages 6-12, and free for children under 6. Residents of York County, James City County and the City of Williamsburg, including College of William and Mary students, receive free admission with proof of residency. A value-priced combination ticket with the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown is $27.50 for adults and $13.50 for ages 6-12. A separate ticket is required to attend the evening concert and can be purchased for $20 at bit.ly/after-angelo.
For more information, call (888) 593-4682 toll-free or (757) 253-4838.