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Artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons. Photo by Tommy Oliver.

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Afro-Atlantic Histories Festival: Wilmerding Community Celebration

When We Gather

Afro-Atlantic Histories Festival

  • Saturday, April 30, 2022
  • 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • West Building, Main Floor - East Garden Court

At 1:00 p.m., visionary artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons will perform her work When We Gather live for the first time. Celebrating women who have played a role in the progress of the United States, this interactive, multifaceted piece begins in the East Garden Court and proceeds to the steps of our National Mall entrance.

The When We Gather performance is made possible by major support from the Phyllis & Jerome Lyle Rappaport Foundation and a grant from the Alice L. Walton Foundation. Additional generous support was provided by the Carl M. Freeman Foundation, Craig and Kathryn Hall, and Leah R. Bennett.