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PREMIER 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.

Premier Registration Rates Expire on January 31, 2020.

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Training Opportunity– Leadership Institute for Future Museum Leaders

PARTNER TO HOST LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE ANNOUNCEMENT: The Association of African American Museums (AAAM) is proud to announce a partnership with the Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC) in which SEMC will launch a professional development training for future museum leaders. SEMC Leadership Institute: Leading for Today’s Challenges The Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC) is proud to announce the

IMLS Grant Webinars

Greetings: I hope this message finds you well. I’m writing to inform you of several grant programs, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is offering this year. All grant opportunities have a November 15, 2019 deadline, and applications must be submitted through Grants.gov on that date before 11:59 pm EST. IMLS will host a series of webinars

Call for Papers: Planet Deep South 2020 (Atlanta, GA)

Planet Deep South is an interdisciplinary colloquium open to all scholars, artists, and students that explore the intellectual and creative expression of African people through a series of presentations and panel discussions designed to inspire the inquiry of Africana cultural production through a digital, historical and speculative lens. Submit abstracts that relate to the following

SEMC Leadership Institute: Leading for Today’s Challenges

The Southeastern Museum Conference (SEMC) is partnering with the Association of African American Museums (AAAM) to pilot a new Leadership Institute clearly focused on leadership training for staff of small- and mid-sized institutions to offer a professional development program for future museum leaders that supports diversity and inclusion.  The Leadership Institute will be a 6-day immersive, learning experience at The Duke