ArtsWave offers Free Performances and Admission to Freedom Center on Saturday

The second of six ArtsWave Days, Freedom Celebration, happens Saturday, February 23, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Through ArtsWave Days, brought to you by Macy’s, twice-a-month, the nonprofit planner, promoter and funder of the arts is showcasing the region’s arts as part of its 2019 annual ArtsWave Community Campaign, which runs through April 30.

During Freedom Celebration, ArtsWave is partnering with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to celebrate Black History Month, civil rights and the 55th anniversary of Freedom Summer.

In total, more than a dozen performances will be programmed throughout the museum, including The Children’s Theatre staging “Martin’s Dream,” Cincinnati Black Theatre Company performing monologues from “For Colored Girls,” MYCincinnati presenting works by composers of the African diaspora and performances by Elementz Hip Hop, Princesses Ballet, School for Creative and Performing Arts, Sharon McCollum of Shannay Productions, Ed Sax Thomas and more.

Besides Macy’s title sponsorship, Frisch’s® Big Boy® is the series sponsor and Enquirer Media is the Print Media Sponsor.

For a full schedule of ArtsWave Days, please see

Jackie Reau