PGAAMCC presents  #TeamNatural weekend, a 3-day festival you won’t want to miss!

Join us as we educate and engage with art, health, and wellness and celebrate Black hair and beauty.

July 20th - July 21st 2019

We have a whole weekend to empower the beauty and aesthetic diversity of Black women throughout the Diaspora. Recognizing our freedom of expression, the power in individuality, and identity, we invite all to celebrate with us. The Black aesthetic has a rich history of oppression, triumph, survival and evolution. Together we invite all to a celebration of the infinite styles of natural Black hair. We are ‘gathering your edges’ for a fun filled event and celebration of #teamnatural. We are innovators of culture and generate platforms programs that continue to see our contributions. The SuperNatural Festival will have a fashionshow, a play, live entertainment, visual art, health and wellness workshops and more! Friday July 19th is Art Therapy Night, Saturday July 20th we will feature Supernatural Play and Natural Hair Festival, Sunday July 21 we will host our monthly Sunday Scholar Brunch Hair Talk.


Our events include:

July 19th Art Therapy with Vanessa Williams and friends:

Friday kicks off Art Therapy Day, which includes workshops centered around expression, health, wellness, and mindfulness practices that target our communities of color.

The evening concludes with a Jazz Vesper under the summer sky with the featured exhibitionist, artist, and singer, Vanessa Williams.





July 20th Supernatural Festival :

Saturday is the official #SUPERnatural Hair Festival welcoming Black artisans and vendors, Hair & Makeup Demos and Mythbusters, and Tasty Food options:

1pm-5pm,with artisan vendors, natural hair workshops and myth busting  hair demos with Maryland Holisitic Hair, Designer Nailah Clay, and Natural Hair Expert Candace Kelley, Founder of Curl Prep Natural Hair Solutions



All leading up to Supernatural: The Play, which touches on the intricacies of black women’s diverse hair experiences. Supernatural: The Play is one of the most talked about contemporary plays of our time. Set in none other than Brooklyn, New York in Bed-Stuy at various natural hair events,  Supernatural is a funny and insightful look at Natural Hair journeys. The play explores the lives of seven women who are forced to confront their hair and themselves. Filled with stories of triumph, these women are guaranteed to make you laugh and will inspire you to think about what God gave you. This is one Natural Hair event with soaring testimonies you don’t want to miss!



July 21st Sunday Scholar Brunch:

Join us as we close out #SUPERnatural weekend! Enjoy an afternoon of breaking bread with fellow knowledge seekers, justice fighters, and social champions. This ticketed event includes brunch catered by Chef Teo and a presentation and community conversation by this month’s featured scholar, Dr. Afiya Mbilishaka.

Lecture: Dr. Mbilishaka will discuss her practice and research of, “PsychoHairapy,” where she uses hair as an entry point for mental health services in beauty salons and barbershops, as well as through social media.