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BDM Youth Conference:  Student participants from across the state of Maryland engage in innovative approaches to real world issues relevant to youth through the exchange of ideas and experiences amongst peers. Led by youth groups and BDM staff, this youth conference promotes Maryland African history, art, and culture as a framework for community building, innovation, and social justice. Additionally, participants engage in discussions on college and career readiness, STEM focused and education.  Age Group: 13 to 17 years old  More about BDM Youth Conference

2018 Theme: Frederick Douglass Bicentennial 

2019 Theme: We Rise: Celebrating 50 Years of Maryland African American History and Culture 

 

Bring BDM to your Library!: BDM, in partnership with Anne Arundel County Public Library, offers programs and workshops at AACPL branches. If you are interested in having BDM come to your branch, please contact us at bannekerdouglassmuseum@gmail.com or call (410) 216-6180.

 

Annual Kwanzaa Celebration: Co-hosted by the Banneker – Douglass Museum Foundation, the BDM presents our annual Kwanzaa Celebration.  Fun and educational for the entire family, this annual event features performers, tours, food/refreshments, games, and more!  Harambee!  More about Annual Kwanzaa Celebration 

 

Community Day Celebration: Each summer, BDM presents the Annual Community Day Celebration.  The event includes dynamic presentations, vendors, entertainment, exhibits, activity stations and more! More about Community Day Celebration

2018 Theme: Frederick Douglass Bicentennial 

2019 Theme: We Rise: Celebrating 50 Years of the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture