Arts, Culture, History & Events

Black History Month

Free Art & Artifacts Exhibit

February 4th - 18th 2017

Reception 2-4 PM, Saturday February 4th
The Nick Rodriguez Community Center, 213 F Street, Antioch, CA

The annual Black History Month Exhibit will once again be held at the Nick Rodriquez Community Center, in downtown Antioch. This exhibit provides a timeline of historical events featuring art, artifacts, literature, and creative arts that reflect the African American Experience in America. Attendees will also have an opportunity to taste traditional beverages and deserts.  The exhibit goals are to promote dignity and pride in the African American Community and provide cross cultural education for the larger community. The exhibit provides a great educational experience for families and students at all grade levels.   

Opening Reception
February 4th
2-4 PM

February 8th 18th, Wednesday Saturday
12 PM 5 PM
Sundays, 2 PM - 4:30 PM

Nick Rodriquez Community Center, 213 F Street, Downtown Antioch

2016 Exhibit Photos

The exhibit is a community partnership of Rua'h Community Outreach, PPPEYC, JTS Art Gallery, City of Antioch and Arts & Cultural Foundation of Antioch.  The exhibit opens on February 4th with a reception from 2-4 PM. For group visits, Contact Dr. Carrie Frazier at (925 (787-4827 or email