Celebrating The Season with Cultural Traditions
Exhibit & Workshops | Holiday 2022
November 17th-December 23rd 10 am-4 pm
Presented by the Seacoast African American Cultural Center (SAACC)
This Holiday season join the Holiday Celebration at the Seacoast African American
Cultural Center in downtown Portsmouth and explore the commonality and distinctiveness of peoples
and their traditions around the world through the art exhibits, workshops and storytelling in children’s
The month -long event exhibit is filled with joyous holiday traditions for Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa celebrations.Learn about holiday celebrations from different cultures such as the Jewish faith, Turkish community, Native American heritage with Holiday displays & explanations of their traditions.
Art “Round Town” Walk Fridays
December 2nd 6:30-800 pm
A Holiday exhibition reception featuring an African Wine Tasting and Cheese event
HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS Learning and fun-filled workshops for the entire family
Create your own personalized greeting cards with Courtney Daniels
November 29th, 5:30-7:30 pm
Limited Seating. Workshop Fee $25 Register Here
Comic-book Cartoon Workshop with Chester Buckley. Comic strip creation from A-Z, December 6th, 4:00-6:00 pm Register at event. Workshop Cost $10.
HOLIDAY STORY TIME 2 pm-3:30 pm
Sit and listen to Holiday stories with special appearance by SAACC founder Vernis Jackson on December 23rd.
December 4- Santa’s Kwanzaa
December 10- Santa’s Secret
December 18- Our Eights Nights of Hanukkah
December 23rd – The Night Before Christmas – Retold
Families with young children will enjoy gallery exhibits of wonderfully decorated gingerbread houses and special story time. Exhibits to visit include a children’s craft area.
The exhibit will feature artists and creators of all levels from around the Greater Seacoast region.