From Slavery to Freedom Film Series: Always In Season

Join the Heinz History Center for an online screening of “Always In Season” on October 20, as part of the 2021 From Slavery to Freedom Film Series presented by the African American Program of the Heinz History Center in partnership with the Frick Environmental Center of the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy. After 17 year-old Lennon Lacy

Opening: Portals+Revelations – Richard J. Watson Beyond Realities

Richard J. Watson has been an artist, civil rights crusader, mentor, and The African American Museum in Philadelphia icon for nearly 40 years. A 1968 graduate of Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Watson is best known for his masterful pastoral scenes and the seminal murals located in Philadelphia’s Church of the Advocate. Portals +

AAMP Griot Tale Saturday! at Franklin Square (Philadelphia)

Join The African American Museum in Philadelphia as it continues its partnership with Franklin Square to bring you Griot Tale Saturdays! on fourth Saturdays, now through November. A griot is an African oral historian that passes on their culture through the practice of storytelling. Perfect for families, this event will be outdoors and socially distant

AAMP Commune featuring LaTreice Branson

On select Sundays, the African American Museum in Philadelphia invites visitors to experience its exhibitions through the lens of a community conversation with museum staff, along with invited artists from our region. More than just an art talk, AAMP Commune is a community-led dialogue exploring key themes found within the exhibition, historical narratives, and our

2021 Negro Leagues Baseball Centennial Celebration Symposium

2021 Negro Leagues Centennial Celebration Symposium will include an expert panel, video tributes, journalists and baseball personages. About this event 1In honor of the Negro Leagues, the Josh Gibson Foundation celebrates the 2021 Negro Leagues Baseball Centennial to commemorate the players and teams that made up the Negro Leagues. During the half century that baseball

Applying for Fellowships and Grants: Demystifying the Process

Multimedia artist Betty Yu discusses her approach and strategy for applying to En Foco’s Media Arts Work-in-Progress Grant and Photography Fellowship, both of which she was awarded in 2021 and 2020, respectively. Yu will be hosted by arts consultant Charlie Vazquez, who’s served as a grants panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State

Unmasking the Realities: Conscious and Unconscious Bias in Urban Planning

This year marks 100 years since the attack on the Greenwood District, commonly known as Black Wall Street, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This thriving business district and residential area was tragically destroyed through racial violence. It’s critical to know that the urban planning of the Greenwood District was led by O.W. Gurley. Gurley was a first-generation

Evolution of Freedom, The Music; PowWowStep

About this event Join the Fort Monroe Authority and Fort Monroe National Monument for another dynamic performance and discussion of music and freedom. In this segment we will explore the origins of PowWow Step, the evolution of a completely new and fresh sub genre of club music, and dive into enlightening conversation between our guests DJ

Museums Advocacy Day 2022

Washington, DC Washington, DC

Registration closes Friday, January 21! Join us for Museums Advocacy Day 2022 Over the course of the pandemic, our field has generated unparalleled levels of advocacy for museums. You have sent more than 62,000 messages to Congress, created the largest Museums Advocacy Day yet with over 600 participants and over 400 virtual meetings with your

An Elegant Evening of Jazz 

Featuring Jamaaladeen Tacuma and Osayande Baruti. You can register at: https://bit.ly/therehestood2022. The audience will be a part of this interactive evening performance. If you are unable to watch the event on February 2, your link will allow you to view it on Youtube 30 days after the event. This presentation is made possible through the support of the Pennsylvania Council

Artistic & Curatorial Perspectives from the Majority World

Thursday, February 17, 2022, 11:00AM ET $5 AAMC members / $10 nonmembers This panel will approach the issue of ‘identity’ through a multi-perspectival discussion of artistic and curatorial practices from the Majority World. Panelists are invited to focus on museums and other spaces and models of display in the built (and natural) environment, the visual

“She Took Justice: The Black Woman, Law, and Power”

Join law professor Gloria J. Browne-Marshall for a virtual lecture "She Took Justice: The Black Woman, Law, and Power." She Took Justice explores the Black woman’s miraculous journey African to political power brokers in American politics. Learn about the famous, infamous, and forgotten women in history from 1619 to 1969. More information: https://heinzhistorycenter.salsalabs.org/black-history-month-lecture-2022/index.html

Registration Deadline: Reframing History Launch Event

On behalf of the American Assocatiation for State and Local History, National Council on Public History, and Organization of American Historians, you're invited to an evening event to launch "Reframing History," a new set of evidence-backed recommendations for communicating about history. Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon foundation and carried out in partnership with the

Carnival and Writing: Words Across the Water

Rawle Gibbons and Eintou Pearl Springer to be featured on Feb 24, 2022: South Carolina State University’s “Words Across the Water: Writing and Discourse Across the Black Atlantic Rawle Gibbons and Eintou Pearl Springer will be featured on February 24, 2022, 5:00 pm in South Carolina State University’s first of three interactive virtual programs of

Black Bodies, Part II: Race Norming in the NFL

The second session will focus on contemporary issues addressing health and well-being among Black athletes. It will feature a round table discussion among former NFL players and sports medicine professionals about issues of race norming, mental health and other relevant topics affecting the health and well-being of Black athletes. The panel will feature a round

Black History Tribute Concert: Journey Through Black Music

About this event It's the music that defined generations, inspired movements, changed history, and brings us all together! Join the American Jazz Museum at the historic Gem Theater for a Black History Tribute Concert: Journey Through Black Music. You will hear iconic selections from Jazz, R&B, Gospel, Blues, and contemporary sounds as we explore an evolution

2022 Art Curators Conference Early Bird Registration Deadline

Curators from around the world will gather in New York City from April 30 to May 3 for the 2022 Art Curators Conference. We anticipate over 600 attendees to join us for a one-of-a-kind gathering of curatorial decision-makers in museums and nonprofit arts organizations. Centered on the theme of Sustainability & Revitalization, we will investigate ways

ASALH 2022: Early Bird Proposal Submission Deadline

2022 Black History Theme: Black Health and Wellness The 107th Annual Meeting and Conference | September 29 – October 1, 2022 Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa, Montgomery, Alabama The theme for 2022 focuses on the importance of Black Health and Wellness. This theme acknowledges the various ways health and wellness can be described, including, but