Event Description

Kwanzaa is a seven-day cultural celebration that was created by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966. The celebration takes place each year on December 26 through January 1 and is celebrated by African American families and friends as a way to reaffirm their heritage and culture and their bonds to one another as a community. The MSHBH museum set aside one day during the period to invite the community and special guests to the museum to explore the history of Kwanzaa, the seven principles and to                                                                            



The Mary S. Harrell Black Heritage Museum

                                  presents a 

                         Kwanzaa Celebration

                         December 26, 2017



 For more information about this year’s celebration, contact: 

Ann Harrell, 386-295-0676 or

 Jimmy Harrell - Executive Director

Mary S. Harrell Black Heritage Museum

314 N Duss Street

New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168


 Sponsored in part by the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council of Arts and Culture and the State of Florida Section 286.25, Florida Statutes.