Quilting

Needles and Threads hosts the Quilting Pavilion to showcase the ageless tradition that has cultural significance across the African Diaspora. From slave codes to storytelling, quilting seamlessly connected generations of Africans to the Motherland. Festival-goers can visit the Quilting Pavilion to learn about the craft, gain insight to the intricate stitching and techniques like appliqué, piecing and embroidery. Enjoy the

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African Festival of the Arts 2021

African Festival of the Arts 2021, if a safe environment exists, encounter cultural experiences organized by pavilions.  The AFA is a grand event composed of several integrated cultural festivals such as the craft marketplace, food tasting, and other l pavilions like African Spirituality, Wellness Village, African Heritage, and Quilting. The programs create the feel of an African village and an

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Kwanzaa

Africa International House hosts an annual Pre-Kwanzaa Marketplace. Come out and shop with artists for unique, eclectic holiday gifts. This year enjoy Kwanzaa gift making workshops and a video presentation. Learn about the Kwanzaa principles and setting up a Kwanzaa table in your home. Kwanzaa is a weeklong celebration December 26 – January 1. Each day is dedicated to one of the

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Black Fine Arts Month

ENTIRE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2020 Black Fine Arts Month kicks off October 1 with a virtual panel discussion on the Black Woman Artist moderated by Janice Bond, Deputy Director of the Contemporary Art Museum of Houston. She will be in conversation with the artists of the Roux Collective - Ann “Sole Sister” Johnson, Rabéa Ballin, Delita Martin and Lovie Olivia Register today. Complimentary

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