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Renton History Museum Cultural Events

Cultural events are free with regular Museum admission, $5 per adult and $2 per child, and always free for members.

Renton History Museum is located at 235 Mill Ave. S., Renton, WA 98057, one block south of Renton Library. Phone: 425.255.2330.   

Black & White exhibit openingBlack and White

Wednesday, January 31

5:30 - 7:00 pm

Join us on International Zebra Day for the grand opening of our new exhibit. Trends in black and white clothing, and their associated meanings, differ between communities and throughout time. Explore some of the trendsetters that still have an impact on Western Culture today.

Black Fashionista! The History of Black Women Fashion Designers 

Victoria ThomasThursday, February 8th

6:30 - 7:30 pm

The fashion industry, like many industries in the United States is dominated by White designers. Celebrate modern day fashion designers who are Black women, their fashion style, and the celebrities they have styled during the 21st century.

Emerald Street: Race, Class, Culture, and the History of Hip Hop in the Northwest 

Daudi AbeSaturday, February 24

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Led by author and professor Daudi Abe, discover the history behind not only the Northwest’s Grammy-winning rappers, but its world champion break dance crew, world-renowned clothing designers, and its community driven grassroots organizations. Courtesy of Humanities Washington.