AAMI Acquires New Artwork

Collections Corner: The Topsy-Turvy Doll

This article by Curator Felicite Wolfe was originally published in the Summer 2017 edition of the Iowa Griot, the AAMI’s member publication. A unique piece of folk art with an […]

AAMI To Participate in Blue Star Museums

This summer, the African American Museum of Iowa announces it will join museums nationwide in participating in the tenth summer of Blue Star Museums, a program which provides free admission […]

Juneteenth Entertainment Announcement

The AAMI is excited to announce the main stage entertainment for our 2019 Juneteenth celebration. Our largest free event, this annual program will be held at Viola Gibson Park in […]

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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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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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