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    Jun, 2019

  • JUNETEENTH: More Than A Month

    North Brentwood, MD

    June 16 - June 22

    JUNETEENTH: More Than A Month Celebrate Juneteenth at Prince George’s African American Museum & Cultural Center’s (PGAAMCC) ‘More Than A Month

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Preservation Leadership Training® Targeted: Board Building and Preservation Planning Workshop

Preservation Leadership Training® Targeted: Board Building and Preservation Planning Workshop Brought to you by National Trust for Historic Preservation and made possible through the generous support of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Thursday, September 19 –Saturday, September 21 Boston, Massachusetts Submit an application today! The National Trust for Historic Preservation in

AAAM Congratulates Lonnie G. Bunch III, Secretary-elect, Smithsonian Institution

Dear AAAM Members and Supporters: On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff of the Association of African American Museums (AAAM), I am pleased to send our heartiest congratulations to Mr. Lonnie Bunch on his historic appointment as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. Mr. Bunch has served as the founding director of the Smithsonian’s

National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center (NAAMCC) Art of Soul Call for Artists

2019 Art of SOUL! National Juried Art Show Deadline for Artists Submisions- Sat., June 29, 2019 Art Show Exhibit Opening- Sat., Sept, 14, 2019 at the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, Wilberforce, OH The National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center (NAAMCC) presents the sixth annual national juried art show held by the institution, this

Inspire! Grants for Small Museums

Inspire! Grants for Small Museums Deadline: November 15, 2019* Application: The FY 2020 Notice of Funding Opportunity is not yet available. The FY 2019 Notice of Funding Opportunity (PDF 384KB) is available for reference. Grant Amount: $5,000–$50,000 Grant Period: Up to two years Cost Share Requirement: None Program Overview:  Inspire! Grants for Small Museums is a special initiative of the Museums