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2014 AAAM Annual Conference
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Association of African American Museums
P.O. Box 23698
Washington, DC 20026


The nominating period for the Board of Directors is open until March 21, 2014. Nomination guidelines and election timeline are available for download here.


March 12, 2014

River Road African American Museum Celebrates 20 Years

The River Road African American Museum in Donaldsonville (LA) turns 20 this year, and they need help. The museum is trying to raise funds to keep the exhibit going. It’s all a part of its celebration they call ‘Ovation.’ It culminates with performances by a number of grammy winners at the Shaw Center later this

Panel Readers Needed for USDE International Programs

The International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE) Office in the U.S. Department of Education administers a variety of international programs. IFLE continually seeks language and area studies specialists to serve as readers for grant competitions. For more information:

March 5, 2014

Apply for a National Preservation Conference Diversity Scholarship

The National Trust for Historic Preservation is rolling out a new conference format to bring you the best thinking in the preservation movement and has formed an exciting partnership with the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) and Historic Savannah Foundation (HSF) for PastForward, the 2014 National Preservation Conference. In Savannah, the National Trust’s

March 4, 2014

Weeksville Welcomes New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Weeksville Heritage Center has voted to appoint Tia Powell Harris as the third Executive Director of Brooklyn’s largest African American cultural institution. Ms. Harris, who brings more than 20 years of experience creating, directing and promoting arts education and cultural programming for some of the most distinguished institutions in the

February 14, 2014

Call for Proposals deadline extension

The deadline for the submission of proposals for the AAAM 2014 Annual Conference has been extended. The new deadline is Friday, February 28, 2014. Please return all proposals by that date. Download the Call for Proposals here.

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Save the date! The 2014 AAAM Annual Conference will be held August 6-9, 2014 at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel in Birmingham, Alabama.

Dr. Johnnetta Cole
Dr. Johnnetta Cole, Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, to deliver keynote address. Read her bio here.

What I've learned since college. An interview with Johnnetta B. Cole.

Watch the conference page for more details as information becomes available.


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