Greater Washington, DC Black Memorabilia, Art & Doll Show & Sale, December 5-6, 2008
Washington, DC (BlackNews.com) - The Greater Washington, DC Black Memorabilia, Art & Doll Show & Sale will be Friday and Saturday, December 5-6, 2008, at the Washington, DC Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW, Washington, DC. Show hours are Friday evening 7 pm to 10 pm and Saturday 10 am to 7 pm. Admission is $8, and children 12 and under are admitted free.
There will be many vendors from across the United States with black memorabilia and collectibles for sale including historical artifacts and documents, books, stamps, paintings, prints, textiles, autographs, toys, dolls, advertisements, photos, art, political memorabilia, kitchen collectibles, sports and entertainment memorabilia, postcards and much more. There will be doll artists with black dolls and doll related materials for sale, and black artists with original paintings, prints and other art for sale. This is the place to buy black art. There will be slavery artifacts, Jim Crow memorabilia, the Black Panther Party, Marcus Garvey and other educational exhibits. Also, there will be autograph sessions with former players of Negro League baseball teams and Tuskegee Airmen.
The intent of this show to provide an environment where the public can be educated on the African American experience, and where they can purchase desirable pieces of authentic and rare black memorabilia and collectibles including black art and dolls. This is the largest black memorabilia and collectible show in the country, and it attracts major vendors and collectors alike. This is an educational experience for the whole family and a showcase of the black experience.
For more information or vendor space reservations, call (301) 649-1915 or e-mail Ljohnsonshows@aol.com or view the website www.johnsonshows.com
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