History museum celebrates Black History Month
Posted on 01/30/2018
Renton History Museum sign

February is Black History Month and March is Women’s History Month and the Renton History Museum celebrates both.

Renton History Museum exteriorThe museum presents Emerald Street: Race, Class, Culture, and the History of Hip Hop in the Northwest on February 24, at 11 a.m. Discover the history behind not only the Northwest’s Grammy-winning rappers, but its world champion break dance crew, world-renowned clothing designers, and its community driven grassroots organizations. Courtesy of Humanities Washington.

On March 3, at 11 a.m. they will present Hear My Voice by Living Voices, the story of a young woman and her personal struggle between the expectations of her family and her dreams. The event is recommended for ages 10 and up.

Museum events are free with regular museum admission, $5 for adults, $2 for children 8 and older. Children under 8 are free. Events are always free for museum members.

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