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 […]

AAAM Launches Regional Leadership Conversations

AAAM recently launched a new Regional Leadership Conversation Initiative on Thursday, April 9. On Friday, April 17, the Association hosted web-based regional conversations for executive leaders of African American museums across the country. The sessions took place throughout the month of April and will continue until June with each regional cohort starting at 2:00pm (Eastern Standard […]

Advocacy Alert: Urge Congress to Include Museums in COVID-19 Relief

The U.S. Congress is currently considering COVID-19 (coronavirus) relief and economic stimulus legislation, and likely will consider additional economic relief proposals in the future. The Association of African American Museums (AAAM) is engaged in this rapidly developing situation, including in coalition with our partners in the broader nonprofit community. AAAM recently joined the American Alliance […]

Summer Graduate Student Workshop Opportunity

Constructing the Public Realm & Bliss Symposium Award: Spatial Inequalities and Segregation in the American Urban Landscape May 17–June 6, 2020 | Intensive 3-week workshop, focusing on the public realm and the design and construction of public landscapes, for PhD and MLA candidates. Applications are due March 15, 2020. The Garden and Landscape Studies Graduate Workshop—for PhD […]

2020 AAAM Call for Proposals

AAAM 2020 invites proposals that consider the global impact of African American institutions, explore concepts of blackness and justice in museums around the world, and look at the work of museums throughout the Black diaspora. Deadline to Submit Proposals: Saturday, March 7, 2020 (11:59 pm PST) CLICK HERE for more details…  Miami’s role as a […]