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Upcoming Events

  1. Painting the Town: The Work of Rey Giese (Exhibit)

    September 4, 2016 - July 30, 2017
  2. This IS San Jose Juried Photography Exhibition

    November 1, 2016 @ 9:00 am - March 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  3. History Park Closing at 4pm Today

    February 26
  4. 2017 Lunar New Year of the Rooster

    March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  5. Fashion to Die For: A Shopper’s Dilemma — VIP & Members Exhibit Opening Reception

    March 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Join our friends from the African American Heritage house for the 2nd Annual Spoken Word Festival, featuring poetry and spoken word by local artist. #HistoryParkSJ #BlackHistoryMonth ... See MoreSee Less

2017 Black History Month Spoken Word Festival

February 26, 2017, 1:00pm - February 26, 2017, 4:00pm

In honor of Black History Month, the African American Heritage house is hosting our 2nd Annual Spoken Word Festival. We're featuring poetry and spoken word by local artist. Many will be competing for prizes in three different categories; Top 3 female, male and youth (ages 13 -18). Prizes up to $250 will be awarded. In addition, there will be various special guest artist including Jaliya, "Guardian of the Word" performances throughout the afternoon. Light refreshments will be available. This will be an "edutainment" family-friendly event. Please RSVP, there is limited seating available! We look forward to hosting this event for our South bay community. *All Spoken Word artist wishing to compete/perform visit: docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/176gBXclaFVzPmYtENwiFPWmYtfzHCh4Toeocal9Nb9g/edit#gid=0 African American Heritage House, Inc

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