Nauticus: Afrofuturism - Black History Month Celebration

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Afrofuturism at Nauticus

Celebrate African-American Leaders in the fields of Science, Science Fiction, Technology and Art at Nauticus in Norfolk!

Where: Nauticus, One Waterside Drive, Norfolk VA

When:  Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 10am - 4pm 

Cost: $7.57 for children and adults. (Ages 3 and under are free). Includes admission to Nauticus and the Battleship Wisconsin. 


Afrofuturism—the merging of Black history and culture with science fiction, technology, and art—is the theme for our #BlackHistoryMonth celebration. Admission to Nauticus and the Battleship Wisconsin on February 29, is just $7.57 (plus tax). No other discounts apply.  

Throughout the day, visitors will be able to:

  • Learn about the inventions of futuristic-thinking black scientists.
  • Explore an Afrofuturism Gallery displaying examples of the genre.
  • Attend a Sci-Fi Theater.
  • Participate in a Black Scientist/Inventors Scavenger Hunt (complete and enter a prize drawing!).
  • Help build an Afrofuturism Community Art Piece and more!
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