African American Heritage
Sheila Bridges, Harlem Toile de Jouy, National Museum of African American History & Culture
Needed: Models, 15 models needed; each model will be awarded $100 honoraria.
Bakers, $100 honoraria, ingredients provided.
Poetry reciters $50 honoraria per poem
Vertical garden project
Also needed on a volunteer basis are stylists, hairdressers, cosmeticians, a catwalk choreographer, event planner, setup staff, servers, etc.
An Elegant Afternoon of
AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE
POETRY GARDEN TEA FASHION
International Peace Gardens
Saturday June 17, 2023
2 to 6 PM
Collection Preview Below
Events schedule, Main Stage, American Garden
June 17, 2023
A Poetry recital of best-loved works by African American Poets (free Admission)
Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou, Phillis Wheatley, and Lucille Clifton, to name a few.
A sit down Afternoon tea featuring African American historic delicacies and traditions
Tickets $8 in advance $15 after June 14th
Enjoy the fashion show from the comfort of your table while taking tea
Concurrent with tea:
A fashion show of vintage designer gowns debuted at ebony Fashion Fairs of the 1970's (free admission)
Followed by a
Fashion Enthusiats Competition
with cash prizes for best dressed in numerous categories.
(Registrtion required to participate at https://www.internationalpeacegardens.org/signup-enthusiasts)
These programs are funded by Salt Lake City Arts Council and the National Endowment for the arts.