2023 NJAM

Grounds for Sculpture 80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton, NJ

  Attention Museum Professionals & Friends! The New Jersey Association of Museums is thrilled to announce Dr. Vedet Coleman-Robinson, Executive Director of the Association of African American Museums as the keynote speaker for our 2023 Annual Meeting entitled “Establishing the Gold Standard for New Jersey Museums”. With more than 20 years of experience as a

MEMBER APPLICATION DEADLINE: NAM Climate Communities Network 2023

The Climate Communities Network (CCN), a new initiative to address climate change-related health inequities at the local level, is now accepting Member applications! The CCN will bring together community leaders from U.S. regions disproportionately impacted by climate change to work collaboratively on solutions. You’re receiving this email because of your work on issues related to or impacting

Margaret Walker’s 108th Birthday Celebration!

Join the Margaret Walker Center next Friday, July 7, at 11:30 am to celebrate what would have been Margaret Walker's 108th birthday! Free and open to the public, our annual Jubilee Picnic will feature barbecue and birthday cake in the JSU Student Center Ballroom A.

Application Deadline: Historic Preservation Fund- History of Equal Rights- Preservation Grants

The State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division is now accepting applications for the History of Equal Rights (HER) grant program. Before applying, please make sure that you have read and understand the limitations of each funding program and have carefully reviewed the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). The Notice of Funding Opportunity contains all the information you will need

Application Deadline: Historic Preservation Fund – Underrepresented Communities Grants

The State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division is now accepting applications for the Underrepresented Communities Grant Program. Before applying, please make sure that you have read and understand the limitations of each funding program and have carefully reviewed the Notice of Funding Opportunity. The Notice of Funding Opportunity contains all the information you will need to create a successful application.

Premier Member Registration: #AAAM2023 Conference

Grand Hyatt Nashville 1000 Broadway, Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37203, Nashville, TN

Conference Registration is NOW OPEN for members.  Refer to the website below for details: https://blackmuseums.org/aaam2023/


The intimate and heartbreaking story of a Black undercover police officer who famously kneeled by the assassinated Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr—and a daughter’s quest for the truth about her father. Join the Museum's Associate Curator Ryan Jones and Leta McCollough Seletzky for an engaging dialogue featuring the novel THE KNEELING MAN: My Father's Life as


Moderated by William Sturkey, University of Pennsylvania Historian and Hattiesburg Author The Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel did not believe in collective guilt. Instead, he asked for repair, and for holding the post-World War II generation of Germans responsible “not for the past, but for the way it remembers the past. And for what it does with the

In The Yard: Annual Outdoor Music Celebration

It's the American Jazz Museum's 25th Anniversary, and we're bringing more live music to 18th and Vine! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and join us for In the Yard, our annual backyard birthday bash for Charlie "Yardbird" Parker including family-friendly activities, food trucks, yard games and live music! 4:00pm: Gates open 5:00pm: Happy Birthday Charlie Parker Sax Salute

Women’s Environmental Leadership Summit 2023

Women’s Environmental Leadership Summit 2023 Thursday, September 14 - Sunday, September 17, 2023 Launched in 2018 to build capacity for the next generation of environmental leadership, Women’s Environmental Leadership (WEL) engages a multigenerational network of women whose environmental efforts at local, national, and international levels are shaped by a justice and humanities-based framework. Acknowledging that

Celebrate 50 Years of Hip Hop with David Banner

Celebrate the 50th year of hip-hop next Thursday, October 12th from 1:00 to 2:30 PM at the Richland Library! Hip-hop artist and producer David Banner will speak in the main auditorium, with University of South Carolina assistant professor Jabari Evans, Ph.D., as the moderator for the event.   Online registration has reached its capacity. Please

BIHOF Museum Premier Exhibition: THREE ERAS

From the early days of enslavement, African Americans have demonstrated an innovative nature that has impacted the nation in countless ways. Despite facing unimaginable obstacles, they pushed past the limitations placed upon them to create a legacy of ingenuity. During the Golden Era of Innovation, African American inventors and innovators made significant contributions to a wide range of fields. They

Black in Natural History Museums Week 2023

One aspect of BlackInNHM's goal is celebrating and building community for Black folx working in NHMs; encouraging and facilitating Black people’s participation in NHMs professionally and as patrons; and engaging non-Black people as true colleagues and co-conspirators to BlackInNHM professionals. Represent #BlackInNHMs beyond our annual event and support our cause by purchasing a t-shirt via

Frederick J Brown: The Energy is Jazz Exhibit Opening Reception

Friends of the American Jazz Museum are cordially invited to attend a private reception to celebrate the unveiling of Frederick J Brown Exhibit: Energy is Jazz. Enjoy light bites and refreshments, and view the new exhibit before it opens to the public. Reception 6:30 p.m - Opening Remarks Curtain Opening 7:30 p.m. - In the Changing Gallery

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Museums Advancing Racial Justice

Museums Advancing Racial Justice As gathering places for conversation and exploration within our communities, museums are an important part of America’s cultural fabric. As part of its Our Shared Future: Reckoning with our Racial Past initiative, the Smithsonian Institution has partnered with the Science Museum of Minnesota to host and facilitate Museums Advancing Racial Justice, a

Exhibitor Application: Phillis Wheatley Poetry Festival at Jackson State University

This November, the Margaret Walker Center is hosting the 50th anniversary reconvening of the Phillis Wheatley Poetry Festival in Jackson! In 1973, Margaret Walker hosted a groundbreaking conference for Black women writers for the bicentennial of Phillis Wheatley’s work, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral. Fifty years later, seven of the ten living attendees from the original Festival, including


Join the Slave Legacy History Coalition 2023 monthly meeting on November 8th, 2023 at 10:30 am via Zoom. Presenter: Emelie Gevalt, Curator of Folk Art, American Folk Art Museum Time: November 8, 2023 10:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)     Every month on the Second Wed at 10:30 AM, until Dec 13, 2023   November 8, 2023