Arts in Healthcare Black History Month

The VCU Health Black History Month Commemoration Committee and Arts in Healthcare invite you to attend the activities planned.

   Lecture Series  |  9:00am  

February 2nd
Author Elvatrice Belsches: “Above and Beyond: A Survey of the Response of Black Richmonders to the Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918”
Webinar Link: https://vcuhealth.zoom.us/j/98385800360


February  9
Professor Ryan Smith: “From Shockoe to Evergreen: Richmond’s African American Cemeteries”
Webinar Link: https://vcuhealth.zoom.us/j/96554057453

February 16 
Mary Lauderdale: “Intro to the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia” 
Webinar Link:  https://vcuhealth.zoom.us/j/97088342334

   Honoring African American Cuisine  

Every Thursday and Friday in February |   menu will be sent through mass mail

The Main Kitchen celebrates Black History Month by honoring and educating food traditions, both new and old. Cuisine is a platform for educating and a gateway to culture.

   Lunchtime Concert Series  

BanCaribe: A blend of Afro-Cuban, Latin, Caribbean and Soulful Rhythm and Blues that are spiritually inspired by the Rhythmic beats and chants of African music.

February 3 | Performance Link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrHUcBwoxUM&feature=youtu.be

February 10 | Performance Link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XeNsAn1yXVY&feature=youtu.be

February 17 | Performance Link  https://mystuff.bublup.com/ui/landing_page?item_id=001-i-d52578d3-eaf2-4e98-887a-472d09fa3beb

   Art Exhibition    

BAAAR: The Black American Artist Alliance of Richmond exhibits their most current visual art during the entire month of February.

Location: Gateway Gallery on Gateway 1

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