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Journey to the White House Quilt : Acclaimed fiber artist Joan M. E. Gaither chronicles the life and political journey of President Barack Obama to the White House. Through March at the Banneker-Douglass Museum, 84 Franklin St., Annapolis. Free. 410-216-6180 or

Dawoud Bey's "Class Pictures" : Photos by Dawoud Bey, who includes among his subjects President Barack Obama. Through Feb. 21 at the Contemporary Museum, 100 W. Centre St. Free. 410-783-5720 or


Black Heritage Art Show : The 14th annual event features dance, arts, fashion, music and more. 11 a.m. at the Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt St. $8 adults; free for children younger than 12. 410-521-0660 or


Voices of Africa : The acclaimed Voices of Africa Choral and Percussion Ensemble performs at 5:30 p.m. at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park. Free. 301-405-2787 or

FEB. 17

"DRUMLine Live" : Performers from America's top historically black colleges and universities put on a show in the black marching band tradition at 7:30 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St. $20-$60. 410-783-8000 or

FEB. 21

NAACP 100th anniversary : Join the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the civil rights organization, with performances by the New Psalmist Baptist Church Fine Arts Ministry and the Community Dancers of Dance Baltimore at 1 p.m. at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture, 830 E. Pratt St. $6-$8, free for children younger than 6. 443-263-1800 or

FEB. 24

Abu the Flutemaker : As part of the African-American Arts Festival, Abu the Flutemaker shows the audience how to create musical instruments from found objects at 4 p.m. at the University of Baltimore's Student Center Performing Arts Theater. Free. 410-837-4053 or

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