Merriam Black History Month

Published on February 01, 2024

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 Embracing the commencement of Black History Month, Merriam offers a series of events and activities to celebrate the pivotal contributions of the Black community.

  • February art exhibit, "African Americans & the Arts" spotlighting Black artists at the Tim Murphy Art Gallery through February 24th.
  • Friday Facts shedding light on landmark cases, schools, and families--follow along on Facebook!
  • An engaging Black History Month exhibit at the Merriam Community Center.

Uncover the events, individuals, and locales that have played vital roles in shaping the diverse community of Merriam. Explore our history through the lens of Black History Month and hear firsthand accounts from Merriam residents in this enlightening video

For a deeper dive into our history, visit