The BC Black History Special Event Advisory Committee was formed to work in partnership with the Royal BC Museum to produce a Black History Special Event for February 1994 “in hopes of leading to a permanent and/or travelling Black History Exhibit”.
There were thirteen committee members and seven committee supporters. They held their first meeting on June 30, 1993. The 1994 event took place Friday, Feb 4 to Sunday, Feb 6. It included an historical exhibit, sports exhibit, fashion show, concert, films, and food. The committee reported that over 5,000 people attended.