Library EventBlack History: Behind the Beat with the African American Museum of Iowa for Grades K-2

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

02/20/2018 4:00pm 02/20/2018 5:00pm Black History: Behind the Beat with the African American Museum of Iowa for Grades K-2 Presenter: African American Museum of Iowa This program will be an interactive musical program for kids in grades K-2. See how enslaved people influenced the development of modern music, beginning with humble work songs and spirituals, and continuing through gospel, blues, jazz, rock ‘n’ roll, funk and hip-hop. We will read, watch and play instruments to learn with the help of a traveling trunk from the African American Museum of Iowa. Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

Storytime Room

Presenter: African American Museum of Iowa

This program will be an interactive musical program for kids in grades K-2. See how enslaved people influenced the development of modern music, beginning with humble work songs and spirituals, and continuing through gospel, blues, jazz, rock ‘n’ roll, funk and hip-hop. We will read, watch and play instruments to learn with the help of a traveling trunk from the African American Museum of Iowa.

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library.

This event is open to the public.