About Black Village Welcome Reception & Art Installation

The Black Village Welcome Reception and Art Installation cordially invites business owners, artists, leaders, organizations, movers, shakers, and playmakers for Black History Festival NW 2023 kickoff celebration, Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 6:30pm at the Arts Annex.  Bring your business cards, and good vibes.  Drinks and light refreshments will be served.

About Black History Festival NW 2023

Join us in celebration of Black History Month where more than one hundred participating African American businesses, professionals, artists and organizations come together in support of Black History Festival NW 2023. Submerged in 28 days of culture and history through advocacy, education and the arts, the festival offers something for everyone.

The family friendly festival kicks off Wednesday, February 1, 2023, with the Black Village Welcome Reception & Art Installation. In addition, in partnership with Multnomah County Library, students from around the city will curate displays to dwell in their local libraries within the Portland metropolitan area for the entire month of February. An exhaustive list of calendar sanctioned events for all to attend will be listed on the festival website www.worldstagetheatre.org/bhfnw

In four years, the festival has reached over thirty-thousand people spanning east to
Troutdale, west to Beaverton, south to Eugene and north to Vancouver, Washington. And, has served approximately twenty-five hundred youth. So join us in celebrating the 5th Annual Black History Festival NW.