Lift Every Voice Global Directory

Find a Local Event Celebrating the Opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

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.

Vermont

Burlington

Event Type: Watch Party
Organized by: Regional Educational Television Network - RETN
Location: Burlington, Vermont

Charlotte

Manchester

Date: September 15, 2016 - September 14, 2019
Organized by: Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Location: Manchester, Vermont
Date: September 15, 2016 - September 14, 2019
Organized by: Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Location: Manchester, Vermont
Washington

Pullman

Seattle

Event Type: Signature Event
Organized by: The Museum of Flight
Location: Seattle, Washington
Description:

Activities highlighting A Place for All People, an historic poster exhibit celebrating the September 24th opening of the newest Smithsonian museum, the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Tacoma

Wisconsin

Milwaukee

West Virginia

Harpers Ferry

U.S. Virgin Islands

St. Thomas

Gauteng, South Africa

Johannesburg

Western Cape, South Africa

Cape Town