FEBRUARY IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Mural East Austin

Paying homage to Austin's African-American heritage, the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center is hosting more than a dozen events in February. The impressive center boasts four galleries, a theater, dance studio, museum store and library.

Featured Event 
Beauty is the Best Priest, Short Plays of the Harlem Renaissance
George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center
Feb. 22-March 3, Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m. & Sundays, 2 p.m., 512-974-4926
Representing Harlem from the 1920s and1930s, this production includes prize-winning works by African American women who were amongst the era's most influential playwrights, poets, novelists, journalists and activists.

More to See
Dig a little deeper at the Austin History Center where you'll find newspaper clippings, photographs, documents and audio recordings all documenting black history in the Lone Star State.

Learn more about the many African American activities, events and professional associations that are waiting to be discovered in Austin.