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LATEST NEWS FROM AAAM
August 26, 2014
The Taft Museum of Art in vibrant downtown Cincinnati, Ohio seeks dynamic, creative, visionary Director of Education to engage new audiences, increase public involvement, expand museum’s role in the community. Director of Education serves on senior management team and oversees $375,000 budget, 4 employees, plus volunteers. Recent 23,000-square-foot expansion transformed the Taft into one of
June 11, 2014
AAAM Awards Nominations Deadline Extended
Each year the Association of African American Museums presents awards to outstanding museum professionals. The submission deadline for 2014 Awards Nominations has been extended to June 30, 2014. Don’t miss the opportunity to recognize your peers! Click for more information and to download the nomination form.
June 2, 2014
U.S. Government Unveils New Museum Data Set, Calls for Field-wide Review; Webinar scheduled for June 11
On May 19, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced a new estimate of 35,144 active museums in the United States and published a new museum data file that is available for use, reuse, and distribution. The Museum Universe Data File will be actively maintained, updated, and released publicly twice a year. For
April 17, 2014
Register Now for the 2014 Annual Conference!
Registration is now open for the 2014 AAAM Annual Conference to be held August 6-9, 2014 in Birmingham, Alabama. Visit the 2014 Conference website to register and to reserve your rooms at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel.
March 12, 2014
River Road African American Museum Celebrates 20 Years
The River Road African American Museum in Donaldsonville (LA) turns 20 this year, and they need help. The museum is trying to raise funds to keep the exhibit going. It’s all a part of its celebration they call ‘Ovation.’ It culminates with performances by a number of grammy winners at the Shaw Center later this
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NEWS & UPDATES
Save the date! The 2014 AAAM Annual Conference will be held August 6-9, 2014 at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel in Birmingham, Alabama.
Dr. Johnnetta Cole, Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, to deliver keynote address. Read her bio here.
What I've learned since college. An interview with Johnnetta B. Cole.
Watch the conference page for more details as information becomes available.