Smithsonian’s “Save Our African-American Treasures” Project will be at Penn Center on Sunday, May 31, 2009, noon to 5:30pm.
Professional experts from the National Museum of African American History and Culture will present free sessions and provide one-on-one consultations on how to properly care for the personal family photographs, collections and artifacts that we all have in our homes and businesses. Attendees can participate in workshops on Textile, Paper and Photographic preservation. Penn Center will have Gospel Music, Gullah Storytelling, basket weaving and African drumming demonstrations. Penn Center invites every resident of Beaufort County to take advantage of this opportunity to learn more about how to properly care for family treasures and enjoy a taste of Gullah culture.
Special rules apply regarding the one-on-one consultations. According to the flyer issued from the National Museum of African American History and Culture received today, "Those wishing to have items reviewed must make reservations online at firstname.lastname@example.org or be telephone at (202) 633-9599."
For more information, contact Rosalyn Browne, Director of History and Culture, Penn Center, Telephone: (843) 838-2474.