Hamilton Garrett Music and Arts Academy

 

 

  • TheThe Hamilton Garrett Music and Arts Academy, named for Sister Elta Mae Sibley-Garret & Sister Ruth Hamilton, passes on the rich legacy of the African American musical heritage and equips youth with the skills to shape their own culture with musical products that reflect the positive strivings, hopes, and dreams of a people who have struggled for peace, justice, and love for generations., named for Sister Elta Mae Sibley-Garret & Sister Ruth Hamilton, passes on the rich legacy of the African American musical heritage and equips youth with the skills to shape their own culture with musical products that reflect the positive strivings, hopes, and dreams of a people who have struggled for peace, justice, and love for generations.

     


 

 


About Our Church

The Historic Charles Street African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church is interwoven with the history of African Americans in Boston. 
 

In 1818, a small group of free African Americans began gathering in a small house on Beacon Hill to give birth to the First African Methodist Episcopal Society.  The Reverend Noah Caldwell W. Cannon, a firebrand itinerant preacher who traveled throughout New England, was the leading force in the creation of this new church and in 1833 he began serving as its first pastor....... read more