Liberation Rising: Juneteenth Block Party and Free Museum Day

In partnership with AAMP, VISIT PHILADELPHIA® and Welcome America, Inc.

Culture, history, liberation and celebration take center stage at the 2023 Juneteenth Block Party with the African American Museum in Philadelphia!   

Join AAMP as we continue the legacy of Juneteenth and celebrate our 47th anniversary as the first institution by a major city dedicated to the heritage of African Americans.  

In partnership with Wawa and Welcome America Inc., AAMP will host an all-day, family-friendly outdoor festival with W.U.R.D.’s Tiffany Bacon as emcee, with entertainment, activations, games and education for everyone to enjoy!  

This year, AAMP welcomes the legendary DJ, Spinderella, for an unforgettable tribute commemorating the 50th anniversary of Hip Hop!   

Courtesy of Wawa, guests will have free admission to the museum to explore one half of the new multi-media exhibition, “Rising Sun: Artists in an Uncertain America”, hosted in collaboration with PAFA, which explores the themes of democracy, freedom, and justice, and includes new and never before seen art by some of the leading Black artists of our time! *Online registration is encouraged for free admission to the museum. To pre-register, click here. 

Celebrants can expect a community marketplace featuring Black-owned businesses, community resources, giveaways, artmaking, food trucks and line dancing with more acts and special guests to be announced! 

Join our partners at Philabundance in the fight to end hunger! Bring a nonperishable food item such as peanut butter, pasta, rice, or beans to donate to a family in need. Together we can end hunger for someone today while working to end hunger for good!

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Mural Arts: Live Art Installation: Devyn Dais
Devyn Dais is a 22 year old artist from Bensalem, PA. Devyn currently attends Tyler School of Art, majoring in Painting with a concentration in Art Education.
Tiffany Bacon
Tiffany Bacon is an actor, radio personality, health educator, fashion and costume designer. She spent a few years at B101, more than a decade at Power 99FM and now she can be heard on Classix 107.9 and WURD 96.1 FM. 
DJ Spinderella
She is best known as a member of the hip-hop group Salt-N-Pepa and will perform for an unforgettable tribute commemorating the 50th anniversary of Hip Hop!
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