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Annual Akwaaba Kente
Ball & Art Auction

New Jersey resident wearing an orange and blue African Ankara print dress.

Saturday, February 24, 2024

6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Price: $150

Akwaaba Gallery

509 South Orange Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103

Akwaaba Gallery

Event Description

Akwaaba Gallery is a hidden visual arts jewel in Newark's West Ward, where all are welcome. 

The Annual Kente Ball & Art Auction features delicious cuisine and music from the African Diaspora with an open bar.  

Stay for the atmosphere and dancing, and leave with a one-of-a-kind piece of fine art that will light up your home!

This event is intended for adults only.

The dress code is semi-formal African or evening attire.

Tickets are limited, so it is recommended you buy your tickets early.

Additional Information

No need to print your ticket, just show the code on your phone, or your name will be available at the door.

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Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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