The Garrison School Cultural Center in partnership with the Greater Kansas City Black History Study Group, will showcase approximately 10 booklets on “The Impact of the Great Migration on American Society”. The booklets were developed by 80-90 students working in teams that researched specific topics pertaining to Black Migration, and who also interviewed individuals whose families participated in The Great Migration.
Garrison Cultural Center is hosting a “Women in The Arts” program at Garrison Center on Friday, May 3rd at 6:30 PM. Catherin Raine and Jasmine Alie will present original works of art. Two other presenters, Dr. Judy Dilts, and Dr. Sylvia Nadler will discuss their art of collecting the works of others.
On this occasion, besides launching the brochure which features a tour guide to the historic sites in the African American Garrison Community, we will also host a Christmas Open House tour of the Garrison art gallery.
Liberty Symphony Orchestra is proud to partner with Clay County African American Legacy, Inc. to present a free community concert on October 6, featuring orchestral music by African American composers. This FREE concert is presented in part by the Liberty Arts Commission.
This exhibit is an interactive way to explore the aspects of how cooking has changed since the original Economy Cookbook was published by the Ladies of the First Presbyterian Church of Liberty in 1880 and again in 1903.
The celebration, Friday, June 23, 2017, 6:00 pm, includes a Soul Food Dinner and musical entertainment. Proceeds will benefit Garrison School Cultural Center and its work to preserve history, celebrate culture, and promote human relations.