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Weeksville Heritage Center takes on New York

Preserver of Black History in Brooklyn
New York, United States
About your Curator, Weeksville Heritage Center
Weeksville Heritage Center is a multidisciplinary museum dedicated to preserving the history of the 19th century African American community of Weeksville, Brooklyn - one of America’s many free black communities. Our mission is to document, preserve and interpret the history of free African American communities in Weeksville, Brooklyn and beyond and to create and inspire innovative, contemporary uses of African American history through education, the arts, and civic engagement. Using a contemporary lens, we activate this unique history through the presentation of innovative, vanguard and experimental programs.
Experiences by Weeksville Heritage Center
Explore the anti-slavery movement and black prosperity in Brooklyn.
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