African American Read-In

Location: Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Cost: FREE

Join Reynolda as the museum observes the annual African American Read-In (AARI) to celebrate the writings of Black authors.

Participants will gather in the Babcock Wing Studios for a one-hour drop-in session to share their favorite poem or excerpt from a novel by an African-American writer.

Established in 1990 by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and the Black Caucus, the AARI aims to promote and celebrate literacy during Black History Month. It is estimated that more than 6 million participants have engaged with the annual Read-In since its conception.

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Past Date and Time(s):
Feb 1, 2024, 2:00pm — 3:00pm

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