AAAM mourns the loss of Mrs. Aurelia Ruth Brooks

January 18, 1931-May 11, 2021. Aurelia Ruth Brooks, daughter of Harriet Ferguson and Rio Grande Roberts Jr., died on May 11, 2021, at the age of 90, in Los Angeles,

Remembering Adele C Johnson

Image provided by the Richmond Times Dispatch Original Article Located in the Richmond Free Press   Adele C. Johnson pushed to ensure the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of

Remembering Miriam Esther Jiménez Román

Miriam Esther Jiménez Román June 11, 1951 – August 6, 2020 Obituary – Provided by Miriam E. Jiménez Román, the Puerto Rican archivist, social theorist, scholar, lecturer, writer, editor,

Remembering David Driskell

Distinguished University Professor revolutionized the field of African American art through his scholarship, innovation and humanity. Obituary provided by: David C. Driskell, the legendary artist and Distinguished University Professor

A Message from Lonnie G. Bunch, III for AAAM Members

A SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM LONNIE G. BUNCH, III TO AAAM MEMBERS       Lonnie G. Bunch, III Secretary      Dear AAAM Members, When I became the Director of the

AAAM Continues to Stand In The Face of Social Injustice & Police Brutality

Dear AAAM Members and Supporters: On behalf of the AAAM Board, I send my deepest condolences to the families of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Sean Reed, George Floyd, and Tony

2021 AAAM Conference Sponsors

The Association of African American Museums (AAAM) would like to thank our 2021 Virtual Conference sponsors. To Learn More about each sponsor, please visit our Conference Sponsors web page.  

Robert F. Smith Announced as AAAM 43rd Annual Conference Keynote Speaker

For Immediate Release June 17, 2021 Contact Information The Association of African American Museums 202-633-2869 The Association of African American Museums Announces Mr. Robert F. Smith as 43rd Annual