Lift Every Voice is a global initiative highlighting organizations co-celebrating the Grand Opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, which showcases the depth and breadth of African American history and culture across the nation and around the world.
Registered events and activities may occur any time within the inaugural year (September 2016 through December 2017). To learn more about Watch Parties, Signature Events and Co-Celebrations in your area, search the Global Directory below. If you are interested in organizing a local event, we'd like to hear about it and add it to this directory.
The African American Experience
Sumner Museum and Archives
spotlight on the first high school in the country to educate people of color:
mini film festival
show and tell
Honor - DC Poet Laureate -Dolores Kendrick
Rio de Janeiro
Santo Domingo Norte
Live music with the instrument of congos and dance all day long our African American history.
DinQ: Celebrating the Art of Africans At Home and Beyond
Paterson Street, Hillsborough
The Carriacou Museum highlights and celebrates the rich history and culture of the indigenous Arawaks, and their artifacts and African slaves and the cultural adaptations that continue on this small Caribbean isle.
The artistry of Canute Calliste - Fall 2017
Parang - December 2017
Carriacou Carnival - February 2018
Carriacou Maroon - March - April 2018
Carriacou Sailing Regattas & Boatbuilding - Summer 2018