NOAAM: Honoring Anjelika “Jelly” Joseph

FEATURES @ NOAAM is a new Signature Program that highlights remarkable native New Orleans acts on the NOAAM Grounds. Presenting artists of varying artforms, this intimately styled cabaret experience for (21+) museum attendees is ticketed, features a local DJ, full museum access for the evening, and a signature cocktail inspired by the featured act’s # 1 muse. Date & Time

Submission Deadline: CASE Festival Call for Papers

The Margaret Walker Center invites proposals for papers, presentations, and panels for the hybrid 17th Annual Creative Arts & Scholarly Engagement (CASE) Festival, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, April 14 & 15, 2023. The CASE Festival will focus on the legacy of Margaret Walker, Black women writers, and the 50th anniversary of the Phillis Wheatley Poetry Festival at Jackson State. Proposals must be submitted

17th Annual Creative Arts & Scholarly Engagement (CASE) Festival

On Friday and Saturday, April 14 and 15, the Margaret Walker Center invites you to attend the 2023 Creative Arts and Scholarly Engagement (CASE) Festival, featuring 20 student presentations over seven concurrent sessions and a keynote address by Dr. Maryemma Graham, Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Kansas and author of The House Where

Application Deadline: Ethical Interpretation Workshop

Program Overview The Museum's Office of Strategic Partnerships is pleased to announce a call for applications for its signature Ethical Interpretation Workshop. This annual workshop provides technical training for museum professionals on interpretive theory and ethical practice. The program addresses histories of oppressed people whose experiences have been historically ignored and misrepresented and does so by recognizing

Screening | The Great Muslim American Road Trip

PBS Documentary Series Screening: The International Museum of Muslim Cultures is celebrating the rich diversity and beauty of American cultural heritage with a special film screening. Meet a young Muslim couple traveling along historic Route 66. As they discover their American roots and the many stories of Muslims enriching America. Come experience and learn how

The 125th International Birthday Celebration honoring the life and legacy of Paul L. Robeson

In celebration of the 125th Birthday of Paul L. Robeson, West Philadelphia Cultural Alliance presents an incomparable evening with Sweet Honey In The Rock, along with international choirs from Wales and local choirs here in Philadelphia. Robeson, who spent the last 10 years of his life in Philadelphia, was well-known for his signature song “Ol’ Man

MANY 2023 Omar Eaton Martinez

The Museums Association of New York is thrilled to announce Omar Eaton-Martínez, Senior Vice President for Historic Sites, National Trust for Historic Preservation is our 2023 Conference Opening keynote. Opening Keynote "Where is the Love? How to Bring Justice to Museums" Sunday, April 16 3:30 - 5 PM Everson Museum of Art Omar Eaton-Martínez Senior

Why Black Museums Inaugural Event

Why Black Museums inaugural event  Art Galleries at Black Studies is excited to announce a multiyear program titled Why Black Museums, which honors and examines Black museums’ contributions to the museum field. This spring we will host our inaugural events, which will highlight several scholars and professionals working within The University of Texas at Austin

Charitable Art Donations: Advice for Donors & Accepting Institutions

There are a lot of moving pieces when planning, coordinating and accepting donations. Artwork Archive is bringing together a panel of experts to discuss best practices for donating and receiving fine art and collectibles. This presentation is for both donors and the recipient nonprofits like universities and museums. In this webinar we’ll cover strategies for

Submission Deadline: Phillis Wheatley Poetry Festival

In 1973, Margaret Walker organized the Phillis Wheatley Poetry Festival at Jackson State, marking the bicentennial of Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral. Walker invited 30 prominent Black women writers to honor the poet and the tradition she began. The Margaret Walker Center continues to celebrate that legacy today with the 50th anniversary reconvening of the Phillis Wheatley Poetry

Application Deadline: 2023 AAAM Conference Travel Scholarship

2023 AAAM Conference Travel Scholarship Application AAAM Conference travel scholarships are a benefit of AAAM membership. Travel scholarship applicants must be seek to attend the 2023 Annual Conference in Nashville, TN and preference will be given to first time conference attendees and on the basis of financial need. The need-based scholarship provides recipients with: – Full

Philadelphia Porchfest

The 125th Birthday Celebration of Paul Robeson continues with activities during this year's Porchfest 2023 event. Below is our tentative program lineup. Tentative Program 1:00pm-2:00pm- Youth Docents (The Informants) Tours of the house 2:00pm-3:00ish- Tyehimba African Drum and Dance Ensemble 3:30pm-4:30pm- DJ - Duiji 4:30pm-5:30pm- Black Folks Don't Swim (Band) Activities Food truck Siddiq's Real

A Joyful Celebration

Joy is and has always been an effective tool that has allowed individuals and groups to shift the impact of negative narratives and events in their favor. For some time now, Project1VOICE has wanted to create a one-day event that connects us collectively, in a fun, natural and empowering way.  Additionally, we wanted this event

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