- Published: Wednesday, 27 February 2008 16:00
- Written by Monica Foster of The Skanner
After nearly a generation, a community-wide dream has finally become a reality.
The grand opening of the Northwest African American Museum will be held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m Saturday, March 8 in the former Coleman School, located at 2300 S. Massachusetts St., in Seattle's Central District.
The celebration kicks off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, free public tours, live music, children's art activities and more. Some of the dignitaries slated to attend are Mayor Greg Nickels, King County Executive Ron Sims and Sen. Jim McDermott. Joyce Taylor, anchor from KING 5 TV, will emcee the event.....