The Art of Freedom: A Juneteenth Celebration

Event Date
Saturday, Jun 17th, 2023
Event Description

The University of Minnesota will host its second annual Juneteenth Celebration block party and commemorative march in North Minneapolis on Saturday, June 17, 2023, from noon to 6 pm. This free event – centering on the theme of The Art of Freedom: Joy. Resistance. Rest. – will feature Black vendors, speakers, workshops, poster showcases, storytellers, musicians, performers, DJs, roller skating, books, free food, free haircuts, art-making, a bouncy house, a petting zoo, and more. The event will begin with a commemorative march, which will start at noon and leave from the University’s Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC). The march will end where the outdoor block party will take place (1-6 pm). This event, led by Professor Terresa Moses, is presented by the Office for Equity and Diversity and the College of Design.