“America We Want to Be” Conversation Guide

Living Room Conversations , United States

When the Declaration of Independence was written, not everyone was included in the famous statement about “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.” Our promise is bright and our past […]

We The Arts: Civic Season 2024

We The Arts: Civic Engagement Through Art is an ArtsEd4All project taking place from June 12 – July 4, in celebration of Civic Season 2024. From Juneteenth to the 4th […]

Conversations with U.S. Veterans – Share Your Story

The National Veterans Memorial and Museum (NVMM) invites you to honor the service and sacrifice of U.S. Veterans by sharing their stories. By engaging in a conversation and submitting it […]

Lincoln’s Toughest Decisions: Complexities of Emancipation

President Lincoln's Cottage 140 Rock Creek Church Road NW, Washington, DC, United States

President Lincoln developed the Emancipation Proclamation during his first summer at the Cottage. President Lincoln thought about how the Proclamation would affect various groups, the progress of the war, and […]


Fort Snelling Juneteenth Tours

Historic Fort Snelling 200 Tower Ave, Saint Paul, MN, United States

Join us to celebrate Juneteenth with a tour focusing on African American history at the fort. This tour will be a special topic add-on offered all day June 19. Learn […]

Freedom Before Emancipation: Family Day for Juneteenth

George Washington’s Mount Vernon 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hig, Mount Vernon, VA, United States

Discover how enslaved men and women at Mount Vernon defined their agency and the legacies they left behind. Join Mount Vernon from 10:00am-3:30pm June 19, 20, 21, and 22 to […]

$15 – $28

Juneteenth Celebration with Free Museum Admission

National Constitution Center 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Juneteenth marks our country’s second Independence Day. Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, over two years […]

Black in Alaska Juneteenth Event

Anchorage Museum 625 c st, Anchorage, AK, United States

Visit Black in Alaska, a multimedia project with interviews, photos and short videos profiling 50 Black Alaskans, now on view in the first-floor atrium. Participants are from all over the […]

Juneteenth Community Day at Victoria Mansion

Victoria Mansion 109 Danforth Street , Portland, ME, United States

Victoria Mansion is OPEN for Juneteenth. In observance of this holiday, we are offering a community day with free admission and a special program. Thank you to Kennebec Savings Bank […]

Juneteenth at the Museum

Museum of the American Revolution 101 South 3rd St., Philadelphia, PA, United States

Celebrate Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the legal abolition of slavery in the United States, with the Museum of the American Revolution on Tuesday, June 19. Visitors can […]

Included in regular Museum admission

Interactive Drum Circle

St. George Tucker House W. Nicholson Street, Williamsburg, VA, United States

Much of African Music is based on call and response. The drum is the first to announce itself and send a message bringing the community together. As the drum calls, […]

Rueben Gay Historic Presentation

Fayette County, GA Historic Courthouse 107 Stonewall Ave, Fayetteville, GA, United States

The Reuben Gay Place, built in 1882, contributes to an understanding of the broad patterns of history that shaped the African American farmer’s experience in rural Fayette County after the […]