AAAM has a new address! Unless otherwise indicated, please contact us at the following address:

Association of African American Museums
P.O. Box 23698
Washington, DC 20026


November 28, 2014

Statement from Sam Black, President, AAAM Board of Directors

November 28, 2014 Dear Members, The Association of African American Museums supports the family of Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin, Jordan Miles, Jonny Gammage, and many others who are examples of how racism gives birth to injustice. As a national organization and like most Americans of conscience we cannot sit idly by as unchecked police power

November 6, 2014

Sparks! Ignition Grants for Museums – FY15 Notice of Funding Opportunity

Sparks! Ignition Grants for Museums – FY15 Notice of Funding Opportunity is now online. December 1 deadline. Short application form.  NO MATCH required!!!! The Sparks! Ignition Grants for Museums program is a special funding opportunity within the IMLS National Leadership Grants for Museums program. These small grants encourage museums to prototype and evaluate specific innovations

October 17, 2014

African American Episcopal Historical Collection

Travel reimbursement grants are available to individuals who would like to use the African American Episcopal Historical Collection (AAEHC) for research. Faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, independent researchers, and Episcopal clergy and laypersons are encouraged to apply. Funds may be used for transportation, meals, lodging, photocopying, and other research costs. Deadline: January 15, 2015. The AAEHC

October 16, 2014

Apply Now for Museums Connect International Partnership Grant Opportunity

The American Alliance of Museums is currently accepting proposals for the Museums Connect grant program. An initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in conjunction with the Alliance, Museums Connect strengthens connections and cultural understanding between people in the United States and abroad through innovative projects facilitated by museums

October 15, 2014

Upcoming Webinars for IMLS funding opportunites!

The Institute of Museum and Library Services invites you to participate in pre-application webinars to learn more about our grant programs, ask questions, and listen to the questions and comments of other participants.  More detailed information about funding opportunities associated with our upcoming December 1, 2014 application deadline are located in the grant applicants section

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The 2015 AAAM Annual Conference will be held on August 4-7, 2015 in Memphis, TN and hosted by the National Civil Rights Museum.

Call for Proposals

Hotel Reservations

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


AAAM Fall 2014 Newsletter

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