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The Juneteenth Brown Bag Lecture Series hosted by Visit Galveston and tourism partners across the island will help us celebrate the history of Juneteenth year-round with guest speakers, writers or historians who will educate and discuss the history of Juneteenth. Future dates will take place the second Saturday of each month at noon during 2023 across the island at a different attraction to increase the exposure of each site and allow visitors a chance to learn more about the history of the island.
August 12, 2023 – NIA Cultural Center: Sitting Down to Stand Up – Kelton Sams, Jr.
September 9, 2023 – Galveston Children’s Museum: King Cotton – When Cotton was King in Galveston. Songs, Dance and Stories – Naomi Carrier
October 14, 2023 – Galveston Arts Center: An Artist’s Perspective on Juneteenth – Tierney Malone
November 11, 2023 – Moody Gardens: TBD