AAAM Names Coleman-Robinson President & CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Association of African American Museums Names Vedet Coleman-Robinson President & CEO Coleman-Robinson has served as the organization’s executive director since 2019  Washington, D.C. — Vedet Coleman-Robinson, Ph.D.,

Ahmad Ward

Ahmad T. Ward Secretary Thank you for your interest in the Association of African American Museums.  Please take a moment to review our information (click on the words below as

Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Affirmative Action

On June 29, the Supreme Court’s decision to effectively end affirmative action is part of a myriad of events in our country that are attempting to erase our histories {yes…its

How African-American Museums Are Navigating Book Bans

Source: Rhea Nayyar Black history and culture institutions are stepping in to fill the gaps with uncensored and community-oriented programming. As access to information gets politicized through book bans,

Jacqueline “Jackie” Copeland

Photo: Jacqueline “Jackie” Copeland stands near the sculpture “Glory” by artist Elizabeth Catlett at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum in 2019. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/Baltimore Sun) Dear AAAM Members and Supporters,

Fleming Award Bunch

Dr. John E Fleming Award Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G Bunch III   Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III meets with AAAM Immediate Past President, LaNesha DeBardelaben and Executive Director, Dr. Vedet

Association of African American Museums Receives a $1 Million Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

MEDIA RELEASE: September 30, 2021, WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Association of African American Museums (AAAM) has received a grant of $1,000,000 over four years to solidify its administrative capacity and enhance

Association Of African American Museums Sites Offer Opportunities To Celebrate And Serve This Black History Month

Source: Photos: AAAM\YouTube Screenshots Washington, D.C. — This Black History Month, the Association of African American Museums (AAAM) invites everyone to visit cultural destinations that are committed to preserving