Join folk singer-songwriter and storyteller Reggie Harris as he spreads his message of joy, unity, tolerance, and peace through music.
The Underground Railroad is an important chapter in American History. Music and the Underground Railroad provides an understanding of the secrets and passion of this era. This engaging, interactive concert of songs and narratives about slavery and the quest for freedom reveals the hope, power, and eventual triumph accomplished and shared by a network of multicultural allies.
Reggie Harris has been affiliated with the John F. Kennedy Center’s Partners in Education program for over two decades, offering performances for libraries, students, and communities and in-depth workshops for educators at all grade levels. His writing, research, fieldwork, and recordings have amassed an impressive repertoire of African American music, blending spirituals and freedom songs, the old with the new. By using music and storytelling to create captivating performances for audiences of all ages, he has raised awareness of the Underground Railroad in young audiences, college symposiums, and adult concerts.
AGE GROUP: | Tweens (ages 9-11) | Elementary (ages 6-8) |
EVENT TYPE: | History & Genealogy | Authors & Performers |
We're open 8:30AM to 5:30PM
Our Galvez location was built in 1992 under the direction of Angelle Deshautelles, Director. It was expanded & renovated in 2018.