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Celebrate and honor African American heritage during Black History Month this February. From performances to history lessons to tours, there are plenty of exciting events and activities planned throughout Prince George’s County. Take a look at our Cultural Events and Community Events

Black History Month oPENING eXHIBIT & Reception 

2015 Black History Month

This year's exhibition, Glancing Back & Looking Forward: 100 Years of African American Culture and History in Prince George's County, Maryland, features information about the lives of selected Prince Georgians, who had a variety of occupations and community roles.

Through photographs, artifacts, and excerpts from interviews, Glancing Back & Looking Forward will convey the personal stories of participants and highlight the ways in which they were--and still are--a part of history in Prince George's County over the past century. 

To make a reservation, please call 301-446-3232.

Opening Reception
Sunday, February 1, 2015 12 noon-2 pm 

Sunday, January 18-Saturday, February 28, 2015
All ages; FREE

Montpelier Arts Center
9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel, 20709
301-377-7800; TTY 301-490-2329


Explore the 2015 Black History
Exhibit Brochure
Click here to download the PDF