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Mother Africa SouSou! A Continent of Cultures

Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

120 East 125th Street

New York, NY 10035
FREE
Mother Africa SouSou! A Continent of Cultures

Mother Africa SouSou! - A Continent of Cultures

SouSou Saturdays are monthly family-oriented art-making, dance, and music workshops held every second Saturday of the month at the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute.

A continent, not a country! Africa is the literal “mother” of all modern-day human beings, and through its gifts to the world in culture, history, and science. Come celebrate unique Mother’s Day with your family!


Day Sessions | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Activities for families with children ages 4-11)

BABA & ME STORYTIME - First Floor Gallery

With Baba Atiba. Come hear colorful African storytelling and music treasured on the continent and here across the Atlantic.

TIMES: 11:00 AM & 1:00PM

 

WEST AFRICAN DANCE WORKSHOPS - Second Floor Gallery A

Join Hanan Hameen for a fun experience learning various African social dances which are rooted in many popular African Diaspora dance and music forms such as Hip Hop, Salsa, Merengue, and others!

SESSIONS: 12:00 PM & 2:00 PM

 

FACE PAINTING & ART MAKING STATIONS - Second Floor Gallery B

Have your face painted with ancestral symbols and designs. Be transformed by a beautiful African cultural tradition.

LIBRARY HOURS: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM

 

GALLERY EXHIBITION-- RACE, MYTH, ART, and JUSTICE

Explore the lens of twelve multi-generational photographers examining the issue of race through myth, art, and justice. Free family activity guides available!


WHEN: Saturday, May 11, 2019

TIME: 11 AM - 3 PM

WHERE: Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute | 120 East 125th Street, New York, NY 10035

ADMISSION: FREE W/ RSVP | RSVP HERE | SUGGESTED DONATION: $5.00


FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE. Participants should arrive 10 minutes before workshop/presentations. To learn more about SouSou Saturday please visithttp://www.cccadi.org/SouSouSaturdays.

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