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Living History @ Home: Let’s Celebrate Kwanzaa

Living History @ Home- Let’s Celebrate Kwanzaa

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Suggested Ages: 4 to 14+

FREE

Celebrate community, family, and culture with this deep dive into the Black American holiday of Kwanzaa. Join New-York Historical Society online to learn about the history of the holiday, its significance, and the seven principles.  Discover and learn about New-York Historical artifacts that connect with the principles of the holiday. Then, create a guided activity booklet as a family and explore how you can take action to support Black communities.

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Learn about history in real-time with New-York Historical Society educators on Zoom. Lessons are content-based and inquiry-driven, featuring images and historical documents from the museum’s collections using shared PowerPoint presentations.

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Take unlimited classes three times a week for one monthly fee.

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