40-days after a person’s death, within the African tradition, there is a celebration to honor the deceased as well as bring closure to his family and community. The wearing of African attire is welcome and appreciated. The celebration takes place Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Serengeti Gallery.7919 Central Avenue, Capitol Heights, MD, 20743301.808.6987
NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS ALREADY TAKEN PLACE A workshop for youth, guiding them through the importance of speaking up and setting personal boundaries. Don’t miss this highly educational opportunity, and be sure to invite cousins and neighbors to attend. Youth attend for no charge. Light lunch will be provided. Share this Post *Minors to be […]
Looking forward to visiting East Africa this October? • Introductions &• Objectives • Call & Response • Vocabulary & Conjugations • Q&A Wisson West is the Director and Curator of Serengeti Gallery. He is a former Peace Corps Volunteer, fluent Kiswahili speaker, and has 7+ years of working, living experience in Kenya, Tanzania Uganda, and other […]
See you next year for Umoja Karamu, celebrated annually at Serengeti Gallery! We hope that you were energized by a hot meal, good company, and positive conversation! IN CASE YOU MISSED IT… A Baby Dance Party followed the feast. *Babies optional. See you next year for Umoja Karamu, celebrated annually at Serengeti Gallery!
For this occasion worthy of fanfare, we raised our Mimosa glasses in a toast to the new museum’s ribbon-cutting. Guests attended their choice of show times for an entertaining afternoon, suitable for the entire family. View photos below! We celebrated the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, in the most […]