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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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Upcoming Events

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    Nov, 2019

  • We Rise! Gala

    Annapolis, MD

    November 2 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    We Rise! Gala An evening to remember! This culminating event marks the 50th Anniversary of the nation’s first state ethnic commission,

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