Miriam Esther Jiménez Román June 11, 1951 – August 6, 2020 Obituary – Provided by http://www.afrolatinoforum.org Miriam E. Jiménez Román, the Puerto Rican archivist, social theorist, scholar, lecturer, writer, editor, and invaluable mentor to generations of young academics, activists, and artists exploring the African diaspora in the Caribbean, Latin America, and the United States, passed
Distinguished University Professor revolutionized the field of African American art through his scholarship, innovation and humanity. Obituary provided by: https://arhu.umd.edu/news/david-c-driskell-african-american-art-pioneer-dies-88 David C. Driskell, the legendary artist and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland (UMD) recognized worldwide for his scholarship and expertise in African American art, passed away on Wednesday from complications of COVID-19.
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
AAAM Announces 2020 Grant Awards and New Partnerships In 2020, the Association of African American Museums (AAAM) was awarded the following grants and garnered the following new partnerships: Institute of Museum and Library Services (Grant) – Press Release National Endowment for the Humanities (Grant) – Press Release National Trust for Historic Preservation, African American Cultural
The Association of African American Museums (AAAM) would like to thank our 2020 Virtual Conference sponsors. The National Museum of African American History & Culture, TripAdvisor, Pheedloop, 1220, Blackbaud, Solidlight, OnCell, Lucidea, Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelly Foundation, Monadnock Media, Derek Reynolds Designs, DesignMinds, Ascender Films. Inc., Timelooper, Artwork Archive, American Association for State and Local
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
William H. Billingsley December 30, 1945 – November 7, 2017 Life Legacy William H. “Jun” Billingsley Jr., age 71, passed away Tuesday November 7, 2017 in Xenia, Ohio. Bill was born December 30, 1945 in Martel, Tennessee the son of the late William Billingsley Sr. and Dorothy (Cochraham) Billingsley. Along with his parents Bill is