Elegba Folklore Society

The Elegba Folklore Society is a year-round, lively celebration of African and African American culture. Enjoy art and imports, sway with the performance company, or participate in a guided heritage tour along the trail of enslaved Africans and of other notable sites. The Capital City Kwanzaa Festival, Down Home Family Reunion, a Celebration of African American Folk Life, and Juneteenth, A Freedom Celebration are events that have delighted audiences for 23 years. The Society offers the best in African Diasporic cultural experiences, promoting an understanding of the present by valuing the past.

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School

Celebrate African and African-American culture at Elegba Folklore Society! At the cultural center, groups will deepen their knowledge on topics such as the African Diaspora, slavery, and more through arts and crafts activities, fun dance and drum performances, and art exhibits. Past art exhibits featured work from artists such as Phillip “Muzi” Branch, William “Blue” Johnson, and Jason Ward. Groups can also go on an interactive walking tour along the Trail of Enslaved Africans in Richmond where they will reflect on the impact of slavery.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies, Performing Arts.

topics covered:
History, Multicultural, African American, Slavery.

contact info
Phone: 804-644-3900
Email: story1@efsinc.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-4 hours. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

Multicultural Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Multiculturalism is a situation in which all the different cultural or racial groups in a society have equal rights and opportunities, and none is ignored or regarded as unimportant.

English is not the official language of the United States. However, it’s the de facto national language. One out of five people living in the United States can speak a language other than English in the home. The top five languages spoken at home by people over the age of 5 are English, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

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Elegba Folklore Society

The Elegba Folklore Society is a year-round, lively celebration of African and African American culture. Enjoy art and imports, sway with the performance company, or participate in a guided heritage tour along the trail of enslaved Africans and of other notable sites. The Capital City Kwanzaa Festival, Down Home Family Reunion, a Celebration of African American Folk Life, and Juneteenth, A Freedom Celebration are events that have delighted audiences for 23 years. The Society offers the best in African Diasporic cultural experiences, promoting an understanding of the present by valuing the past.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Scouts

Celebrate African and African-American culture at Elegba Folklore Society! At the cultural center, groups will deepen their knowledge on topics such as the African Diaspora, slavery, and more through arts and crafts activities, fun dance and drum performances, and art exhibits. Past art exhibits featured work from artists such as Phillip “Muzi” Branch, William “Blue” Johnson, and Jason Ward. Groups can also go on an interactive walking tour along the Trail of Enslaved Africans in Richmond where they will reflect on the impact of slavery.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies, Performing Arts.

topics covered:
History, Multicultural, African American, Slavery.

contact info
Phone: 804-644-3900
Email: story1@efsinc.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-4 hours. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

Multicultural Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Multiculturalism is a situation in which all the different cultural or racial groups in a society have equal rights and opportunities, and none is ignored or regarded as unimportant.

English is not the official language of the United States. However, it’s the de facto national language. One out of five people living in the United States can speak a language other than English in the home. The top five languages spoken at home by people over the age of 5 are English, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

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Elegba Folklore Society

The Elegba Folklore Society is a year-round, lively celebration of African and African American culture. Enjoy art and imports, sway with the performance company, or participate in a guided heritage tour along the trail of enslaved Africans and of other notable sites. The Capital City Kwanzaa Festival, Down Home Family Reunion, a Celebration of African American Folk Life, and Juneteenth, A Freedom Celebration are events that have delighted audiences for 23 years. The Society offers the best in African Diasporic cultural experiences, promoting an understanding of the present by valuing the past.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Camp

Celebrate African and African-American culture at Elegba Folklore Society! At the cultural center, groups will deepen their knowledge on topics such as the African Diaspora, slavery, and more through arts and crafts activities, fun dance and drum performances, and art exhibits. Past art exhibits featured work from artists such as Phillip “Muzi” Branch, William “Blue” Johnson, and Jason Ward. Groups can also go on an interactive walking tour along the Trail of Enslaved Africans in Richmond where they will reflect on the impact of slavery.

topics covered:
History, Multicultural, African American, Slavery.

contact info
Phone: 804-644-3900
Email: story1@efsinc.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-4 hours. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

Multicultural Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Multiculturalism is a situation in which all the different cultural or racial groups in a society have equal rights and opportunities, and none is ignored or regarded as unimportant.

English is not the official language of the United States. However, it’s the de facto national language. One out of five people living in the United States can speak a language other than English in the home. The top five languages spoken at home by people over the age of 5 are English, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

View Lesson Plan>>

Elegba Folklore Society

The Elegba Folklore Society is a year-round, lively celebration of African and African American culture. Enjoy art and imports, sway with the performance company, or participate in a guided heritage tour along the trail of enslaved Africans and of other notable sites. The Capital City Kwanzaa Festival, Down Home Family Reunion, a Celebration of African American Folk Life, and Juneteenth, A Freedom Celebration are events that have delighted audiences for 23 years. The Society offers the best in African Diasporic cultural experiences, promoting an understanding of the present by valuing the past.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Homeschool

Celebrate African and African-American culture at Elegba Folklore Society! At the cultural center, groups will deepen their knowledge on topics such as the African Diaspora, slavery, and more through arts and crafts activities, fun dance and drum performances, and art exhibits. Past art exhibits featured work from artists such as Phillip “Muzi” Branch, William “Blue” Johnson, and Jason Ward. Groups can also go on an interactive walking tour along the Trail of Enslaved Africans in Richmond where they will reflect on the impact of slavery.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies, Performing Arts.

topics covered:
History, Multicultural, African American, Slavery.

contact info
Phone: 804-644-3900
Email: story1@efsinc.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-4 hours. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

Multicultural Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Multiculturalism is a situation in which all the different cultural or racial groups in a society have equal rights and opportunities, and none is ignored or regarded as unimportant.

English is not the official language of the United States. However, it’s the de facto national language. One out of five people living in the United States can speak a language other than English in the home. The top five languages spoken at home by people over the age of 5 are English, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

View Lesson Plan>>

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