Festival of black arts & ideas: Juneteenth
Full 2021 Schedule

Leading up to May 31st

Leading up to our Juneteenth celebrations, we are planning public homages to MLK Boulevard’s “Big Nine” history.

Leading up to May 31st

Monday, May 31, 2021

Tulsa Massacre Solemn Candlelight Ceremony

Monday, May 31st will be a day to learn, reflect, and remember.

Tulsa Massacre Solemn Candlelight Ceremony

Friday, June 4, 2021

Oscar Micheaux Black Film Festival - Day 1

Help us celebrate excellent Black films each Friday in June!

Oscar Micheaux Black Film Festival - Day 1

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Opening Night Cocktails at Proof Bar

Grab a drink with us on opening night of Joseph Forson’s 6-month exhibition or tune in via livestream.

Opening Night Cocktails at Proof Bar

Friday, June 11, 2021

Oscar Micheaux Black Film Festival - Day 2

Help us celebrate excellent Black films each Friday in June!

Oscar Micheaux Black Film Festival - Day 2

Friday, June 18, 2021

Artist to Artist: A Round Table

Listen in on an Artist to Artist conversation sure to be interesting and informational.

 Artist to Artist: A Round Table

Friday, June 18, 2021

Oscar Micheaux Black Film Festival - Day 3

Help us celebrate excellent Black films each Friday in June!

Oscar Micheaux Black Film Festival - Day 3

Saturday, June 19, 2021

Scratching Your Roots - Black Genealogy Workshop

Get free tools to learn more about your roots through the Chattanooga Public Library.

Scratching Your Roots - Black Genealogy Workshop

Saturday, June 19, 2021

Juneteenth Independence Day All Schools Block Party & Legacy Music Festival

Join us during our all-day main event celebrating Juneteenth with live music, arts and crafts, food trucks, fields games, and much more! This event includes our Legacy Music Festival.

Juneteenth Independence Day All Schools Block Party & Legacy Music Festival

Sunday, June 20, 2021

Black Dads Matter Jazz Brunch Cruise

Celebrate Dad this year with brunch and jazz aboard Chattanooga’s famous Southern Belle River Boat.

Black Dads Matter Jazz Brunch Cruise

Friday, June 25, 2021

Oscar Micheaux Black Film Festival - Day 4

Help us celebrate excellent Black films each Friday in June!

Oscar Micheaux Black Film Festival - Day 4