Don’t miss Trey Mancini and Joey Rickard guest bartend at the first Brews & O’s event June 10th. Get your tickets today!

Juneteenth

Proposed Baltimore museum would focus on culture and history of African nations

Proposed Baltimore museum would focus on culture and history of African nations

A new museum aimed at educating local schoolchildren and members of the public about the culture and customs of African nations could open this summer in Park Heights.

Museum founder Esther Armstrong said Tuesday that Sankofa Children’s Museum of African Cultures will be a “hands on” institution aimed at children in the third, fourth and fifth grades who will dress up in native clothing, sample native foods and play native musical instruments while learning the histories of nations as different as Kenya, Zimbabwe and Ghana.

“I came up with the idea for this museum in 2016,” said Armstrong, who has been operating her boutique, the Sankofa African & World Bazaar in Charles...

66°