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A Statement from the Executive Director

Dear Iowans, The African American Museum of Iowa team and board have been deeply saddened and outraged by continued injustices against black people in our country. In recent days, the Museum has been the focus of an outpouring of support, with offers of individual, community, and organizational collaboration. This is a clear message that what […]

Happy International Jazz Day!

April 30th is International Jazz Day! To celebrate, we’re sharing this content from our 2014 temporary exhibit Behind the Beat featuring a few of Iowa’s jazz legends. Is your favorite on the list?

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At AAMI, we celebrate black history every month. Visit our permanent exhibit, Endless Possibilities, today. Or, stop by for a special day of programming tomorrow. Learn more at blackiowa.org. ... See MoreSee Less
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Did you know the African American Museum of Iowa offers more than 20 traveling exhibits? You can see Riding the Freedom Train: The Underground Railroad in Iowa until February 10 at Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department. ... See MoreSee Less
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At the African American Museum of Iowa we celebrate black history year-round. In February, the nation joins us in commemorating black achievement while we continue our pursuit to educate communities across the state about Iowa’s African American heritage. Follow us as we highlight these efforts throughout this month. To support AAMI’s mission, make a donation or become a member today at www.blackiowa.org. ... See MoreSee Less
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After a temporary power outage, we're back up and running! Visit the Museum today! ... See MoreSee Less
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