Black History Month Events

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2014 Black History Month Events

February is Black History Month. WTHR Channel 13 salutes the many contributions made by African-Americans and invites you and your family to participate in these Black History Month celebrations.

January 28 – February 28
Indiana Historical Society's Indiana Black History Challenge
Take the Indiana Black History Challenge online for a chance to win prizes, including a Downtown Indy weekend getaway grand prize.

January 29
Paramount Theatre-Anderson
stories from the Underground Railroad
7 p.m.

January 29 – March 22
Meet the Artists XXVI
See the works of 18 locally-prominent African American artists on display at the Central Library.

January 31
Art & Soul Kick-Off Celebration
Indianapolis Artsgarden
Noon – 1:30 p.m.
The Arts Council kicks off this event to celebrate Black History Month. The Art & Soul Celebration continues into March.

February 8
Meet the Artists Gala Reception
5:45 to 10 p.m.
Meet the locally-prominent artists whose works are displayed at the Central Library.

February 8
Sankofa Black Heritage Festival
Indiana State Museum
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The festival showcases art, history and culture from West African and Hoosier African-American perspectives.

February 6 & 8
Madame Walker Presents
Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Feb 6 at 6 p.m. & Feb. 8 at, 1 p.m.
Theatrical performance celebrating the life of Madame C.J. Walker and Levi Coffin.

February 11
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra's Celebration of Black History Concert
Hilbert Circle Theatre
7:30 p.m. FREE

February 14 & 15
Chester Gregory: The Eve of Jackie
Cabaret at the Columbia Club
8 p.m.

February 20
Paramount Theatre-Anderson
Tuskegee Airmen of World War II
7 p.m.