Mark Arts

Griots

Griots at the Gallery

February 29, 2020

Join us from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 29 for this free family Black History Month event.

In 2019, Mark Arts welcomed more than 350 visitors for this event featuring the Griots Storytelling Institute. Griots are traveling poets, musicians and storytellers who maintain the oral history tradition of parts of West Africa.

There will be lots of activities for visitors:

  • Interactive storytelling
  • Two drum circles
  • Special art exhibition
  • Art projects for the kids
  • Community art project

Enjoy a look at the 2019 event in photos below.