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.

Florida

Tampa

Event Type: Watch Party
Organized by: ASALH of Tampa Bay
Location: Tampa, Florida
Georgia

Atlanta

Date: October 18, 2017 - October 18, 2018
Organized by: The Islamic Historical Society of America
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Date: October 18, 2017 - October 18, 2018
Organized by: The Islamic Historical Society of America
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Date: October 18, 2017 - October 18, 2018
Organized by: The Islamic Historical Society of America
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Augusta

Columbus

Event Type: Watch Party
Organized by: Davis Broadcasting
Location: Columbus, Georgia

Griffin

Macon

Event Type: Signature Event
Organized by: Pleasant Hill Community Garden
Location: Macon, Georgia

Savannah

Event Type: Signature Event
Organized by: Friends of Ben . Org
Location: Savannah, Georgia
Description:

We will host a benefit to preserve the legacy of Ben Tucker at the African Art Museum in Savannah on September 17, 2016, and encourage guests to visit the museum in DC that will display some of the collection if Dr. Walter Evans a resident of Savannah GA.

Thomasville

Valdosta

Hawaii

Wailuku

Date: January 14, 2018 - January 15, 2018
Organized by: African Americans on Maui
Location: Wailuku, Hawaii
Date: January 14, 2018 - January 15, 2018
Organized by: African Americans on Maui
Location: Wailuku, Hawaii
Illinois

Aurora

Event Type: Signature Event
Organized by: Schingoethe Center of Aurora University
Location: Aurora, Illinois
Description:

Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibit: A Place for All People