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April 2019

Extended Hours – Celebrate Alexander Clark

April 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
African American Museum of Iowa, 55 12th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids , IA 52401 United States
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Join us to celebrate the legacy of Alexander Clark and the Iowa Supreme Court decision Clark v. Board of Directors that legally desegregated Iowa’s schools on April 14, 1868. We will have extended hours until 8:00 PM and educational resources for individuals and families to learn more about Alexander Clark. Regular museum admission rates apply to this event. Alexander Clark is most well known for his lawsuit of 1867 against the Muscatine Public School System to admit his 12 year old…

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May 2019

Humanize My Hoodie

May 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
African American Museum of Iowa, 55 12th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids , IA 52401 United States
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The AAMI is proud to announce that we have received funding through the Creating Safe, Equitable and Thriving Communities fund via the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation to bring Humanize My Hoodie to the Museum for a special one-day exhibit on May 21. Humanize My Hoodie is a project of Born Leaders United, a fashion brand founded by André Wright. The project seeks to destigmatize styles of clothing often associated with people of color through art and photography. This one-day exhibit will…

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February 2020

Extended Hours

February 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
African American Museum of Iowa, 55 12th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids , IA 52401 United States
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Celebrate Black History Moth with extended hours at the AAMI! Our galleries will be open with regular admission until 7 PM.

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