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Get to Know Dr. Simon Estes

Dr. Simon Estes will be the Lifetime Achievement Honoree at our…

Meet the 2019 History Makers

The 2019 History Makers Gala is fast approaching! This year…

Brianna Kim Celebrates Six Years at the AAMI

This month we're celebrating Brianna Kim's sixth year…

AAMI To Participate in Blue Star Museums

This summer, the African American Museum of Iowa announces it…

Juneteenth Entertainment Announcement

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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 uncertain past, the Topsy-Turvy doll has become subject to debate and controversy among historians. In its simplest form, the doll has two heads with their […]

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 to our nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families. The 2019 program will begin earlier than in past years, launching on Saturday, May 18, 2019, […]