Father’s Day June 2011

June 11, 2011 by staff 

Father's Day June 2011Father’s Day June 2011, A free Family Day at the Museum of the African Diaspora Sunday, June 19, 2011, 12 pm to 6 pm, offers visitors the opportunity to celebrate Juneteenth Day and Father in a nurturing environment, thanks to the generosity Lennar Urban. “Lennar Urban is pleased to support a fun and community building as a Free Family Day. We are proud to partner with a national leader as the African Diaspora Museum in honor of Juneteenth and Father’s Day,” said Kofi Bonner, Lennar Urban Regional Vice President.

Moad visits June 19 will have much to explore. You can enjoy performances by the incredible talent of the Bay Area, The Marcus Shelby Trio. Also listen to stories of tissue narrator Kirk Waller, learn the basics of how to conduct an oral history of a family member or community with Leah McGarrigle, and participate in a free family activity write poetry.

In celebration of the Circle visitors may see Africa American lives and faces of America with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Wells Fargo Juneteenth Heritage Center will feature a documentary about the historic celebration of emancipation.

“We are very grateful to Lennar Urban Moad for their support and our Juneteenth and Father’s Day celebration,” said Grace C. Stanislaus, Executive Director Moad. “Lennar Urban has a long history of offering this type of sponsorship that supports bringing diverse audiences together for fun and enrichment.”

About the Museum of the African Diaspora

The Museum of the African Diaspora (Moad) shows the history, art and cultural wealth, the result of the dispersion of Africans throughout the world with innovative and engaging exhibitions, education and public programs. Founded in 2002 as a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit, Moad opened its doors in 2005 in the space adjacent to the St. Regis Hotel and Residences and the historic building at 685 Williams Street Mission third. Moad was conceived as a cornerstone of the revitalization of downtown San Francisco, and has become an anchor with its neighbors, the San Francisco MOMA, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Zeum, and the Contemporary Jewish Museum, so that this corridor cultural dynamics of a major destination.

Museum of the African Diaspora

685 Mission Street (at Third), San Francisco, CA 94105 | | 415.358.7200

Museum Hours

Wednesday to Saturday: 11:00 am-6: 00 pm | Sunday 12:00-17:00 | Monday and Tuesday: Closed

Admission Prices

General admission $ 10, students and seniors $ 5 and under 12 adult w / FREE

Moad is easily accessible by Muni, BART, Golden Gate Transit, SamTrans and Caltrain. Per hour, day, month and parking is available in 1 to 2 blocks from the museum.

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