Juneteenth Celebration

Contemporary Art Center


Jun 19 2024


6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Contemporary Art Center’s 4th Annual Juneteenth Celebration will take place Wednesday, June 19, 6:30-8:30pm at the Contemporary Art Center of Peoria in the Preston Jackson Gallery. The public is invited to this free event.

Artist Alice Traore, youngest daughter of artist Preston Jackson, founder of the Contemporary Art Center of Peoria, will share insights into her watercolor paintings on display in the gallery. Host of Contemporary Art Center’s Whisper & Shout: Open Mic for Poetry, Ryan Lowry will share poetry. Other presenters will also share short messages, including Cynthia Smith, Manager of the Lincoln Branch, Peoria Public Library.

In-between speakers, music will be performed by Judy PagePreston Jackson and their band. The music for this event is sponsored by Weston Meuth.

No food or drink will be offered, but guests may bring their own food and drink.