From Sea Chanteys to Hip Hop at The Whaling Museum

Thu Feb 22, 2024
12:00pm to 1:00pm ET
Age: For kids & families
Price: Admission + $10 participant $5 Members ​
Location:
The Whaling Museum & Education Center

Explore the rich traditions of West African music found in sea chanteys, Jazz, and Hip Hop at The Whaling Museum. Create your own sistrum - a traditional rattle using shells.

Did you know that between one-quarter and one-third of all the American whaling crews were people of color? This Black History Month, The Whaling Museum is celebrating the remarkable contributions made by African American whalers to the music sailors sang at sea.

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