Welcome to the International African American Museum! Advanced timed tickets are required for all visitors. Popular dates and times may be sold out.
14 Wharfside StreetCharleston, SC 29401
Museum open 10am to 5pm (last entry 4:00 PM) Tuesday-Sunday. Closed Monday.
IAAM will challenge, illuminate, inspire and, ultimately, will move people to action.
14 Wharfside Street — Charleston, SC 29401
February 19, 2021
The program will provide opportunities for educational learning about ancestral songs, its styles, meaning its history and purpose. The audience will hear and learn the about the songs sung by our ancestors and prevalent today. These songs are heard all over the Gullah Geechee Corridor and possibly around the world. Presenters will demonstrate the style of singing and provide historical context of the lyrics and movement. Today’s gathering is about awakening the ancestors through music! We have brought the lowcounty to the Midlands. You will hear songs that are familiar with GULLAH GEECHEE Culture throughout the Lowcountry Corridor- SC, NC, GA and FL!