Sharing the Timeless Principles of Kwanzaa

through Stamps and Buttons
A colorful Kwanzaa stamp featuring a family lighting a Kinara.

Kwanzaa stamp, 2011

Virtual Exhibit

Kwanzaa takes place over seven days from December 26 to January 1.

A colorful Kwanzaa stamp

Kwanzaa is a non-religious, African-American holiday symbolizing the need for a harmonious and principled togetherness in the family, the neighborhood, the nation, and the world.

This virtual exhibit is a collaboration between the National Museum of African American History and Culture and the National Postal Museum.

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This virtual exhibit is available online only; it is not on display in the museum.