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Reopening Announcement

The African American Museum of Iowa is excited to announce…

Unwavering Virtual Writing Project

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A Statement from the Executive Director

Dear Iowans, The African American Museum of Iowa team…

A Letter from the Executive Director

Dear Friends, Thank you for your continued encouragement and…

Community Call for Loan Objects

Do you consider yourself an activist? Have you attended protests,…

AAMI Introduces New Accessibility Programs

The African American Museum of Iowa is excited to announce…

Reopening Announcement

The African American Museum of Iowa is excited to announce that our doors will reopen to the public on July 10. At the time of our reopening, we will be hosting the Smithsonian traveling exhibit Voices and Votes in partnership with the Czech Village/New Bohemia Main Street District and the National Czech and Slovak Museum. As […]

History Adventures Online – Expressions of Black Art

This year we are taking our History Adventures program virtual! This annual summer program provides opportunities for students to keep learning over the summer by engaging with topics from Black history. Each Wednesday through August 12 we will post a video made by AAMI education interns Abigail Kraft and Sophie Pionek featuring stories from history […]

Easy Craft: Juneteenth Flag

Did you know that there is a special flag to celebrate the holiday Juneteenth? This holiday marks the day that the last enslaved people in the United States learned of their freedom after the Civil War. The design of the flag was first drafted in 1997. It includes the colors red, white, and blue of […]