Storytelling with Dylan Prichett – CWED
April 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
What did it mean to be enslaved? How did individuals cope? And what did emancipation truly mean for those who had been held in bondage all their lives? Join living historian and storyteller Dylan Pritchett for this family program that explores slavery and emancipation.
*This event is included in museum admission for April 1st, All Virginia public school children receive free admission to the American Civil War Museum
Dylan Pritchett shares his folktales with thousands of children and adults throughout the country in more than 200 performances a year. Dylan is inspired by cultural folktales with a positive message that cross cultural boundaries. Through his writing, he hopes to encourage and bring joy to people of all ages, from all walks of life.
As the past president of the National Association of Black Storytellers, Dylan is dedicated to passing on the rich African oral tradition of storytelling. In addition to live performances, Dylan has provided narration and served as a performer and consultant for a number of historic broadcast documentaries, including the recent PBS program, “View from the Mountaintop,” the Thomas Jefferson biography.