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Blacktastic: Children’s Festival of Maryland Black History & Culture returns this February

This Black History Month, tens of thousands of Maryland students will celebrate the joy of Black history and culture through the arts at Blacktastic: A Children’s Festival of Maryland Black History & Culture—a day-long, arts-integrated, performance-packed virtual experience produced by…

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INSPIRING

Students

When teaching artists step inside Maryland classrooms, they open doors to joy, creativity, and discovery.

ENGAGING

Classrooms

Here, students connect to academic content through dance, music, storytelling, visual arts, and drama.

TRANSFORMING

Education

And through the arts, educators and school districts unlock the greatness within each child, advancing achievement and supporting authentic social emotional growth.