Community Day | Juneteenth 2022


Community Day | Juneteenth 2022

Come join the NBMAA’s 21st Annual Juneteenth Celebration! Spanning the Museum’s galleries and grounds, the celebration will include a full schedule of events, with drumming, dance, and poetry performances outdoors. Inside, tour the special exhibition, 30 Americans, and the Museum’s permanent collection and make lasting memories through hands-on art activities and scavenger hunts. Shop local Black-owned businesses and grab a bite from regional food vendors.

There will be a Special Exhibition Walk-In Tour of 30 Americans at 2 p.m. 

FREE admission

Click here to make a donation to help support this year's Juneteenth Celebration.


Event Schedule:

Hosted by Adrian Elliott

11:00 a.m.Opening Ceremonies
    New Britain High School Drumline
Juneteenth Flag Raising
Black National Anthem by Jenee Shree
11:30 a.m.   Belle & The Sons
12:30 p.m.   Grace PoeticSouldier
     Aaron St Louis

1:00 p.m.   

"Rise Up" by Jenee Shree
1:30 p.m.   Michael 'The Chief' Peterson
2:00 p.m.   New Britain High School Jazz Band

3:15 p.m.   

Dance & Drumming by FriendZWorldMusic

Tabling & Vendors Market:

  • Dripavellis
  • 2Gurlz LLC
  • LaMoo Designs
  • East Hartford Public Library
  • Kimarley Henry
  • African Adornments
  • Community Health Center Association of CT
  • Shades of We by Shay Skincare
  • New Britain Fire Department
  • New Britain Police Department
  • Community Foundation of Greater New Britain
  • JB Designs
  • Crystal Stash
  • RNC
  • New Britain NAACP
  • Jodi Cup of Health
  • INI Sips
  • Andre Rochester
  • Insight of New England, LLC and The Sure Program
  • Rare Rose Gemstone Infusions
  • Miel's Coffee


  • Crave Food Truck
  • Seaside Creamery



Registration and Ticket Purchasing