Black Agriculture & Farming Series #1 at the Waterloo Public Library

Waterloo Public Library 415 Commercial St, Waterloo, IA, United States

Join the African American Museum of Iowa for a three-part series on Black agriculture and farming. Part one will take place at the Waterloo Public Library on Sunday, April 28 at 1pm and focus on the African origins of agriculture with presenter Dr. Negus Rudison-Imhotep. Dr. Rudison-Imhotep earned his Doctor of Philosophy - PhD, Business Administration, […]

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Grand Reopening

African American Museum of Iowa 55 12th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids , IA, United States

Join the African American Museum of Iowa in celebrating our reopening with $1 admission all day! This family-friendly day will include self-guided exhibit tours through the Museum’s permanent exhibit, Endless Possibilities, as well as of the Museum’s brand-new temporary exhibit, Thirty Years of the AAMI, an exploration of the Museum’s thirty-year history and exhibits. In […]

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Spring Spotlight: Extended Hours

Enjoy extended gallery hours Thursdays in May. Stick around for a free program at 6:30 PM: May 16: The Des Moines Black Panther Party May 23: Mapping Exclusion May 30: George Washington Carver

Des Moines Black Panthers Program (AAMI)

African American Museum of Iowa 55 12th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids , IA, United States

Join the AAMI Museum Educator at the newly re-opened African American Museum of Iowa for a free presentation on the Des Moines Black Panthers. Explore how Iowa was impacted by the Black Panther Party with this new adult program! Des Moines serves as a great example of the long struggle for racial justice that led […]

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Black Agriculture & Farming Series #2 at the Des Moines Public Library

Des Moines Public Library (Central) 1000 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA, United States

Join the African American Museum of Iowa for a three-part series on Black agriculture and farming. Part two will focus on African American carceral farming and husbandry with presenter Dr. Negus Rudison-Imhotep. This program will be held at the Des Moines Public Library (Central) on Sunday, May 19 at 1pm. Can't attend in person? Join us […]

Free

Spring Spotlight: Extended Hours

Enjoy extended gallery hours Thursdays in May. Stick around for a free program at 6:30 PM: May 16: The Des Moines Black Panther Party May 23: Mapping Exclusion May 30: George Washington Carver

Mapping Exclusion Program (AAMI)

African American Museum of Iowa 55 12th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids , IA, United States

Join AAMI Museum Educator at the newly re-opened AAMI building for a free presentation, "Mapping Exclusion: Redlining in Iowa". Redlining is the systematic denial of various services by federal and local government agencies and the private sector to residents of specific neighborhoods. Black populations in seven Iowa cities -Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Sioux City, Dubuque, […]

Free

Spring Spotlight: Extended Hours

Enjoy extended gallery hours Thursdays in May. Stick around for a free program at 6:30 PM: May 16: The Des Moines Black Panther Party May 23: Mapping Exclusion May 30: George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver Program (AAMI)

African American Museum of Iowa 55 12th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids , IA, United States

Join AAMI Museum Educator at the newly re-opened AAMI building for a free presentation on George Washington Carver It's no secret that Iowa loves farmers-- and one of the most influential minds of agriculture has roots here, too! Explore how George Washington Carver's incredible work on peanuts and other crops during his time at Iowa State University […]

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Conscious Cash: Family Financial Literacy

African American Museum of Iowa 55 12th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids , IA, United States

Designed with human nature and habitual tendencies in mind for maximum impact, this two-part* series will provide: Solutions and preventative strategies Ways to avoid financial pitfalls Elevation and equipping tools Coach Marlon Ewing of Ewing Financial Coaching & Equity, LLC will equip families with the tools needed to take control of their own financial narrative. […]

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