Genealogy events sponsored by our members and/or collaborative groups taking place in Indianapolis and other locations in 2020 are listed below.
January 29 - March 29, 2020
2020 Meet the Artist (32nd) Art Exhibit
Indianapolis Public Library, 140 E. St. Clair Street
Gala Opening Reception, Saturday, February 8, 2020 5:30-10:00 p.m.
Don't miss the opportunity to view the works of prominent local African American artists during one of Indianapolis' premier cultural events, Meet the Artists XXXII.
Works representing a variety of artistic mediums are on exhibit for public viewing throughout Central Library during regular Library hours from January 29 - March 29.
Meet the Artists XXXII Gala Reception Saturday, February 8
Meet the Artists XXXII 4th Friday Celebration Friday, March 27
February 4, 11, 19, 25, 2020
"The Bible is Black History"
For more than 30 years, Dr. Theron D. Williams has been the Pastor of the Mt. Carmel Church of Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Williams was born in Detroit, Michigan. He is the fourth of eight siblings. He attended the Detroit Public School System and is a graduate of Murray Wright High School.
Dr. Williams is the author of 4 additional books as follow; A Practical Strategy for Retaining Church Members; Knowing the Peace of God; The Faith Challenge; and Becoming an Anointed Man of God.
Saturday & Sunday, February 22-23, 2020
Fort Wayne, IN
The African American Genealogical Society Fort Wayne is celebrating ten years in a very big way! They are sponsoring family history expert Timothy Pinnick to present an engaging and informative group of program at the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center on February 22 & 23, 2020. The program suite is entitled, “African American Genealogy & Black Church Records.”
Click here for more info.
Saturday, February 15, 2020 1:00-2:00pm
Award-winning author and cultural documentarian Candacy Taylor will discuss the Green Book at the Leon Jett Memorial Lecture. A book signing will follow.
Saturday, February 29, 2020 1:00-2:00pm
Award-winning poet and educator Shonda Buchanan will discuss her new memoir, Black Indian, and her family’s legacy of being African-American with Native American roots. A book signing will follow.
Saturday, March 21, 2020 1:00-2:00pm
Artist, author and historian Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi is founder of the Women of Color Quilters Network and is recognized as one of the nation’s most creative textile artists. She has produced an awe-inspiring body of work, much of it containing references to African-American life and history.
You don't want to miss these presentations that are free to IAAGG and/or Eiteljorg members. For more information, see the attached flyer and the Eiteljorg website https://eiteljorg.org/calendar/.
African American Family History Symposium
Saturday, March 14, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
25000 Westwood Road, Westlake, OH 44145
A full-day seminar on tracing African American Roots. Free lunch will also be provided.
About this Event:
The African American Family History Symposium brings together nationally-known historians and genealogists from Cleveland and beyond to teach and inspire attendees to explore their African American roots.
Click here for more information on Eventbrite.
FamilySearch Wiki and Catalog, presented by Amber Oldenburg "One Branch at a Time Genealogy"
March 24, 2020 6:00pm
Frankfort Community/Clinton County Contractual Public Library
208 W. Clinton St., Frankfort, IN 46041
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