All Ages Address: 200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100 amnh.org
Join AMNH for the Museum’s annual Kwanzaa celebration! Hosted by storyteller Linda Humes, the festivities will include family-friendly activities, exciting raffles, and an international marketplace. The Supremes from the Broadway smash hit Motown the Musical make a special appearance. Back by popular demand, Oscar-nominated youth ensemble IMPACT Repertory Theatre, with Ugandan poet Emilia Ottoo, helps open the show. Restoration Dance Theatre Company returns with an eclectic mix of African, Caribbean, jazz, and modern dances. Balance Dance Theatre, led by acclaimed choreographer Obediah Wright, performs. Bestselling author and award-winning filmmaker MK Asante introduces his landmark film, narrated by Maya Angelou, “The Black Candle: A Kwanzaa Celebration,” followed by a special screening of the film and a book signing of his new memoir, Buck.
Venue Description: A museum for the 21st century, with a rich and storied past and one of the greatest natural history museums in the world, with over 40 exhibition halls. Open daily from 10am to 5:45pm except on Thanksgiving and Christmas.