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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…

Museum Day Tickets Now Available

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity…

Meet the 2019 History Makers

  Lorinda L. Ampey is a vital leader in the community as the Director of Programming and Outreach at the Boys & Girls Club. She is living her dream working with youth and upholding the promise she made to herself after a very traumatic school experience. Lorinda’s promise was that if she ever had the […]

Brianna Kim Celebrates Six Years at the AAMI

This month we’re celebrating Brianna Kim’s sixth year as a member of the AAMI staff! Brianna joined the Museum’s team as a curator in August 2013. In that role, she curated three of our past exhibits: Behind the Beat, Products of a Creative Mind,  and Mightier than the Sword. Not only did she plan and research these […]

AAMI Acquires New Artwork