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Danbury Museum & Historical Society to celebrate Marian Anderson's birthday

The Danbury Museum & Historical Society is celebrating Marian Anderson’s birthday today.  They will be playing the Danbury native's music in their Marian Anderson Studio all day.  At noon, there will be birthday cake.  The celebration is free and open to the public.  A concert was held at West Conn over the weekend celebrating the 122nd anniversary of Anderson’s birth.  The University recently announced that it will name the School of Visual and Performing Arts and the Visual and Performing Arts Center in honor of Anderson, recognizing her accomplishments in music and civil rights, as well as the memory of her years in Danbury.