From the Motherland: The Legends and Tales of Africa
IN PERSON AT 10 AM / VIRTUAL AT 1 PM
From the Motherland: The Legends and Tales of Africa | Part of Black History Month Programming
Saturday, February 26, 2022 • 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (In Person) / 1 p.m. (Virtual)
Presenters: Wisteria Perry and Erika Cosme, the Mariners’ Interpretation Department
In Person at 10 AM – 12 PM: Free with $1 Admission. Free for Mariners’ Museum Members. Lower Lobby.
Virtual at 1 PM: FREE. Advance registration is required.
Web (more information coming soon): HYPERLINK “https://marinersmuseum.org/hampton-roads-history-lectures/” https://marinersmuseum.org/
About the presentation: The continent of Africa is diverse with its own unique set of mythology, legends, and folktales that were inspired by the sea. Hear the stories and elements that are shared between the cultures and are still being told in today’s pop culture through movies and television. Join us immediately following the program for a short guided tour of Black Maritime artifacts and stories in our galleries!
Viewers are welcome to send any comments or questions to Wisteria and Erika, and they will answer them following the presentation.