Think you're a Black History buff?
Come flex your knowledge and support Weeksville during its fundraising campaign at our #SaveWeeksville Trivia Night Fundraiser: Juneteenth Edition!
THE WEEKSVILLE X WAYS OF SEEING 1: FEMMESTRAVAGANZA HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27TH, AT 6:30PM.
Film was such a major part of our Weeksville Wednesday programming last year and we are excited to continue this focus on cinematic storytelling with Mariam Kere's Ways of Seeing 1: FEMMESTRAVAGANZA evening of shorts.
Ways of Seeing looks to amplify untapped talent and brilliant visions by young Black and Latina women. Join as was we foster community by allowing us all to see ourselves being recreated, remolded, shifted, explored, and reimagined by the filmmakers in our programs.
Brooklyn Free Speech TV Celebrates Black History
In the United States of America, there are 325 million people with different schools of thought, ideologies, and heritage who are all connected by one powerful thing— stories. Our collective stories—whether African-American, Asian-American, Latin-American, Native American, or White—are birthed through our commonality of the human experience.
Join us for a night of historical fiction on the very land that our story takes place.
The Weeksville Project is a night of storytelling through time and space at Weeksville Heritage Center.
Be part of our live audience or listen from home on Bondfire Radio, 7-9pm EST. RSVP below.
We follow a family's patriarch, Cumberland as he arrives to Weeksville from slavery and learn about the developing neighborhood around him and leading to it's eventual end as the borough of Brooklyn blossoms.
Gone are the days of photo albums. Today, its all about Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat.
In this workshop, learn tips for preserving precious photographs stored on your social media accounts. Work with our Oral History Manager Obden Mondesir to draft a plan to implement these techniques in order to save personal and family history that lives online. Move with us into the future of archiving!
Our Public Training Workshop Series continues with exercises in active listening.
The Women of Weeksville are convening with painter Tatyana Fazlalizadeh!
Is the removal of Marion Sims’ statue true or effective justice? Weigh in!
Art, Food, Soul is calling on the Caribbean Massive to have some real talk this Weeksville Wednesday.
Join us as we screen Shirikiana Aina’s “Footprints of PanAfricanism” alongside New York African Film Fest and Sun Song!
Flex your skills on the green for a great cause!
Check out our latest dual exhibition, “In Pursuit of Freedom Now!” with the Weeksville Ambassadors.
Join us for a pre-African Film Festival screening of Raquel Cepeda's doc, "Some Girls"!
Come get some Black girl magic courtesy of Mahogany Browne's writing workshop!
Join us for an HBCU Springcoming!
Ahead of the April 24th opening of her new play "Paradise Blue" at Signature Theatre, join award-winning playwright Dominique Morisseau for a special evening of conversation on art, life and black culture with The New Black Fest’s Keith Josef Adkins