History center sets Black History Month activities – Orlando Sentinel

The Orange County Regional History Center hosts Black History Month, including programs honoring black arts and culture and a book club focused on Eatonville’s Zora Neale Hurston’s 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. are planning an event for

The museum in downtown Orlando hosts a free program called Celebrating Black Art and Culture on February 18 from 10am to 3pm. Youth Empowerment Group, and Central Her Valada Flewellyn, Florida historian and poet.

On February 16th, the History Center will launch a quarterly book club called Reading Through History. The first session will feature Hurston’s book, Their Eyes Were Watching God, from 6-7:30 pm, where attendees will talk about their experiences reading the novel, ask questions and share their thoughts.

The History Center’s next Home School Days session will be on February 10 from 1-3pm and will focus on the Harlem Renaissance, a black cultural movement that influenced art, music and literature in the 1920s and ’30s. guess. Hurston was a key figure and author of the Harlem Renaissance.

For more information, visit thehistorycenter.com/events.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *