Juneteenth Fifth Third Community Day


Juneteenth Fifth Third Community Day

Date and Time

Sunday, June 19, 2022 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Event Type

Special Event



Join us for our next Fifth Third Community Day on Sunday, June 19! Guests will receive free admission and experience a full day of activities and special performances. Reserve your tickets online or in-person.

Fifth Third Community Days are made possible through the generous support of the Fifth Third Foundation.

Activity Schedule

Interactive Chalk Art Activity

10:00am - 4:00pm | Front plaza

Stop by and make your mark on this community driven artwork with artist Brent Billingsley. The ‘One Piece at a Time’ Chalk Activation will take place outdoors on the front plaza (weather permitting).

Marking Time Gallery Interpretation

10:00am - 5:00pm | Skirball Gallery

Experience the powerful exhibition Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration and engage with a member of the Marking Time exhibit team.

Story Time Dramatic Reading

11:00am & 3:00pm | Discovery Room 1

Bring history to life with a family friendly dramatic reading of Juneteenth Jamboree by Carole Boston Weatherford.

Gallery Talk: I’m Listening...

11:30am - 12:30pm | 3rd floor

Hear local artist and Truth and Reconciliation Artist Grantee 2022, Brent Billingsley speak about I’m Listening..., an art community engagement project created in collaboration with officers of the Cincinnati Police Department (CPD).  This magnificent work makes it's debut at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center this week.

Gallery Talk: Juneteenth History

12:30pm - 1:30pm | Grand Hall

Join us for a gallery talk with Christopher Miller, our Sr. Director of Education and Community Engagement.

Musical Performance by CSO's Mark Lomax Quartet

2:00pm - 3:00pm | Harriet Tubman Theater

Enjoy a performance by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s MAC Music Innovator Program, featuring the Mark Lomax Quartet.

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