AAAM LEGACY SERIES

The Assocation of African American Museums is pleased to annouce the #AAAMLegacySeries. This series will pay homage to those who helped shape and mold AAAM over the past 43 years of our existence. Throughout the year we will spotlight leaders, visionaries, and institutions that have been pivotal in the growth of our institutions and the

AAAM 2021 Conference Announcement

AAAM 2021 conference announcement

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Jada Wright-Greene communications@blackmuseums.org Association of African American Museums Announces Second Virtual Conference LaNesha DeBardelaben, AAAM Board Chair   Vedet Coleman-Robinson, AAAM Executive Director   Omar Eaton-Martinez, AAAM Board Member & 2021 Conference Planning Chair Association of African American Museums Announces Second Virtual Conference Washington, D.C. Mar. 10, 2021 –

2021 AAAM|EMP HBCU Internship Application

2021 AAAM|EMP HBCU Internship Application Through a generous award provided by the Thomas & Jeanne Elmezzi Private Foundation, the Association of African American Museums is pleased to announce the AAAM|EMP HBCU Internship.  Funding through the private foundation was given to assist the association with advancing AAAM’s Emerging Museum Professionals HBCU initiatives.  ~ One Paid Internship –

2021 AAAM Conference Call for Proposals

2021 AAAM Conference Call for Proposals AAAM 2021 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. The deadline to submit a Session Proposal: Saturday, March 13th, 2021 | 11:59 pm

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

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

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