February 2024 Black History Month Programming: Eden Soares

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park


Free. It is Free!


This Art and Inspiration Program will take place at 33 William Street, New Bedford, MA

Dates & Times


Saturday, February 10, 2024


1:00 PM


1 hour and 30 minutes

Type of Event


This Art and Inspiration Program will start at 1 pm and ends at 2:30 PM


Join Eden Soares of trigrfx pronounced / tri,grafiks/ as he shares his work through murals and other arts. As a local artist, he weaves a story that resonates with the local community and visitors alike. In the past years, he has captured the essence of New Bedford’s culture and history in colorful and captivating murals. Some of his works include the artistic painting of Booker T. Washington. He has also created mural honoring Cesaria Evora on the wall of the Cape Verdean Cultural Center, the former Strand Theater on Acushnet Avenue. 


New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park has announced its programming commemorating Black History Month during February 2024. This year’s theme chosen by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH®) is African Americans and the Arts. New Bedford is known for its rich culture and historical artistic significance, and we celebrate today’s artists of the African diaspora who come from every corner of the globe. Two of New Bedford’s own, Iva Brito and Eden Soares will be telling the stories of their art and inspiration. In addition, the 1850s Ladies will explore New Bedford and Boston anti-slavery societies and how crafts became a part of the abolitionist cause. Finally, the park will show the movie, 12 Years A Slave, directed by African Brit Steve McQueen and tells the story of Solomon Northup, who was kidnapped and sold into enslavement from freedom.

Reservation or Registration: No

There is no reservation or registration required for this art and inspiration program.

Contact Information

Denise Delucia
508 996 4095
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