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    Jul, 2020

  • #TakeTimeThursdays: Soulful Delight

    July 2 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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    Jul, 2020

  • Film Premier—John Lewis: Good Trouble

    1400 Constitution Avenue NW

    July 3

    Director Dawn Porter uses interviews and rare archival footage in her highly anticipated documentary entitled “John Lewis: Good Trouble.” A Magnolia

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AAAM Continues to Stand In The Face of Social Injustice & Police Brutality

Dear AAAM Members and Supporters: On behalf of the AAAM Board, I send my deepest condolences to the families of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Sean Reed, George Floyd, and Tony McDade. We, along with thousands of people across our nation, are fed up with police brutality and the social injustices that continue to target African

Regional Leadership Conversations Initiative

AAAM will host web-based regional conversations for executive leaders of African American museums across the country. The sessions will take place over the next three months with each regional cohort starting at 2:00pm (Eastern Standard Time). We hope that leaders will use this platform for collective brainstorming, sharing of ideas and resources, and to strategically

COVID-19 Resources for African American Museums

AAAM is proud to share resources for leaders of African American focused museums that we hope will prove meaningful in developing your institution’s strategic response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding Resources CLICK HERE for funding resources for stimulus relief within the federal government and foundations.   Museum Advocacy Send Congress a letter supporting the $6