#AAAM2020 Opening and Closing Receptions
A special opening reception entitled, The South Has Something to Say, will follow the opening plenary. The reception will include poetry from Cameron L. Mitchell, Charity Hicks, Darius Lewis, Derrick Weston, and Katurah Hughes. The event will be hosted by AAAM and the AAAM Emerging Museum Professionals including John Spann, Curator of Education and Programming, The Two Mississippi Museums, and Zakiyyah Ali, educator and owner of Rebuilding Timbuktu – Rebuilding Black Libraries & Black Consciousness, as Master and Mistress of Ceremony, respectively.
AAAM is excited to feature celebrity DJ GNice, Gary McDaniels also known as “Mr. Magic Hands” for both the opening and closing receptions.