AAAM Announces 2020 Grant Awards and New Partnerships

AAAM Grants & Partnerships

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

2020 AAAM Conference Sponsors

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

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

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