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EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THE #AAAM2020 CONFERENCE!

The Association of African American Museums is excited to announce plans for its 42nd Annual Conference, August 5-8, 2020 in Miami, Florida.

Early-Bird Registration Rates Expire on March 15, 2020.

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    February 24 - February 25

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2020 BOARD MEMBER NOMINATIONS

The Association of African American Museums is excited to open nominations for its 2020 Board Member Nominations. Help us identify remarkable professionals who have a sole interest in advancing AAAM’s mission and legacy. Please take a moment to nominate a qualified candidate to serve on the AAAM Board of Directors. Please take a moment to nominate

2020 Museums Advocacy Day

February 24 – 25, 2020 in Washington, D.C. AAAM members will unite with museum professionals across the country on Capitol Hill to reaffirm our value, collective contributions, and aspirations. Join us in making our collective voices heard. Join us in making the case for African and African American focused museums while networking with peers and

Summer Graduate Student Workshop Opportunity

Constructing the Public Realm & Bliss Symposium Award: Spatial Inequalities and Segregation in the American Urban Landscape May 17–June 6, 2020 | Intensive 3-week workshop, focusing on the public realm and the design and construction of public landscapes, for PhD and MLA candidates. Applications are due March 15, 2020. The Garden and Landscape Studies Graduate Workshop—for PhD

2020 AAAM Call for Proposals

AAAM 2020 invites proposals that consider the global impact of African American institutions, explore concepts of blackness and justice in museums around the world, and look at the work of museums throughout the Black diaspora. Deadline to Submit Proposals: Saturday, March 7, 2020 (11:59 pm PST) CLICK HERE for more details…  Miami’s role as a