Kansas City, MO
Bruce R. Watkins Cultural H...
2019 Annual Awards Luncheon
Wed, January 30, 2019 11:00AM to 2:00PM (Central)
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Join other Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area Partners, members of the Board of Trustees, friends of the heritage area, and the staff at the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center, 3700 Blue Parkway, Kansas City, Missouri, to celebrate accomplishments and the recipients of the Billings Most Valuable Partner and Tacha Freedom awards.

From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, we'll mingle, check out the Interpretive Grants Showcase, enjoy lunch, and a program. (If your site has recently closed a grant, and you wish to be included in the grant showcase, contact Lexi Ray at lray@freedomsfrontier.org).


About the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center

This living museum stands in tribute to the legacy of Kansas City’s early African-American pioneers and embodies artistic, cultural and social history of the African-American experience.

The Center is named in honor of Bruce R. Watkins, a political and social activist. Watkins was fueled by the need to recognize and preserve the varied contributions African-Americans made to the development of Kansas City. The Center opened in December 1989 as the outgrowth of Watkins’ efforts. Construction of the Center was made possible through the work and contributions of the Bruce R. Watkins Foundation Inc., the Kansas City, MO Parks and Recreation Department and the State of Missouri.