Grand Opening Ceremonies

Black Archives of Mid-America, 1722 E. 17th Terrace

• Free & open to the community • Opening Remarks • Ribbon Cutting • Presentations • Entertainment Activities • Exhibits • Tours

My Eyes No Longer Blind, a thematic exhibit recounting the lives of African Americans in the greater Kansas City area, will serve as the permanent installation for the Black Archives. In photos, narratives, letters, personal papers and memorabilia, My Eyes No Longer Blind features the development of churches, schools, places of entertainment, political organizations, businesses and social clubs. Funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.