Living Heritage: Kwanzaa Family Celebration (Virtual)

Cream Lighted Candles Kwanzaa Greeting Card

Make your very own  Kikombe cha umoja (unity cup), and Kinara (candle holder) using materials from our Living Heritage Kwanzaa Craft Kits. 

Celebrate our community's African-American Heritage with historic facts  about Kwanzaa and vintage images from the Museum’s photography collection.  

In this virtual video,  Dr. Jacqueline Thompson, Cultural Heritage Speaker and Educator, will teach you about the history and traditions of this African-American holiday.

Craft projects are geared toward families and kids ages 7 and up. Younger children may require adult supervision, and all families are encouraged to craft together. 

Free, registration required. Registered attendees will receive an event reminder and a free Living Heritage Kwanzaa Kit. 


Each session will begin streaming on YouTube and Facebook at 11am on the listed day, and will be available afterwards for later viewing.

Living Heritage Kwanzaa Family Celebration is presented by Museums at Union Station. Kwanzaa Family Celebration has been made possible in Utah by Weber County RAMP and Ogden City. Kwanzaa Family Celebration is part of Living Heritage Project, a collaboration between Museums at Union Station and cultural communities of Ogden.