April 4, 2019
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Members $30; Non-Members $40
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, VA 22121
How Sweet the Sound
Watch acclaimed music historian Richard Josey and accompanying performers from Collective Journeys bring to life African and African-American music of the African Diaspora.
Collective Journeys, a museums consultancy that promotes inclusive programming, partners with Mount Vernon to bring to life "How Sweet the Sound." Using drums, bells, and shekeres representative of instruments from the 18th and 19th centuries, the musicians perform and discuss music’s role in everyday life.
Performance begins at 7pm. Refreshments and conversation with the performers follows from 8:15pm to 9pm.