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Black History Month events on LI

The DrUUmatics with John Ward, far right, plays

(Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan)

Celebrate the achievements of African Americans throughout history this February by taking part in events all around Long Island.

  • Reflections in Black Southampton Cultural Center | Southampton
    Weekly: Mon. 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Tue. 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Wed. 11... Works depicting both African and African-American themes by abstract painter-sculptor Tina Andrews, abstract artist Reynold ...

  • Black History Month Celebration Brentwood Library | Brentwood
    Daily. Starts Sun. 2/1. Through Sat. 2/28. Black History Month celebration. Students from the Brentwood School District will be displaying their artwork, ...

  • African American Spirituals Glen Cove Library | Glen Cove
    Sun. 2/1 2 p.m.
    Join Gemini Journey as they evoke the spirit of our American heritage by performing African-American ...

  • Gallery Art Exhibit Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library | Brightwaters
    Weekly: Sun. 1-5 p.m.; Mon. 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Tue. 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m.;... Art exhibit in honor of Black History Month featuring the art work of Lennox Commissiong, ...

  • Evolution of Rhythm and Blues Central Islip Public Library | Central Islip
    Sun. 2/1 2-4 p.m.
    Ahmad Ali and his band will perform jazz and blues classics ...

  • Cultural and Heritage Exhibit Amityville Library | Amityville
    Daily. Starts Sun. 2/1. Through Sat. 2/28. In celebration of local people of color with Long Island Native American ancestry, the library ...

  • Discovering Black Artists Huntington Library | Huntington
    Sun. 2/1 2 p.m.; Sun. 2/8 2 p.m.; Sun. 2/15 2 p.m.
    Learn about celebrated African-American artists, watch a ½ hour film about the artist and participate ...

  • February Showcase Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library | Brightwaters
    Weekly: Sun. 1-5 p.m.; Mon. 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Tue. 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m.;... A celebration of Black History Month with a display by resident and library board trustee ...

  • Art Exhibit: Imani Heritage Masks Central Islip Public Library | Central Islip
    Daily. Starts Sun. 2/1. Through Sat. 2/28. Artists Louisa Conner-Griffin, Jacquelyn Cauthen and Charles Conner Imani heritage masks will be on display ...

  • Art Exhibit: Sew Inspired Elmont Memorial Library | Elmont
    Daily. Starts Sun. 2/1. Through Tue. 3/31. Excluded dates: Mon. 2/16. Art exhibit titled "Sew Inspired" a quilted and woven art, also featuring quilts by Rosalie ...