African American Museum

Summary

The African American Museum is an institution dedicated to the research, identification, selection, acquisition, presentation and preservation of visual art forms and historical documents that relate to the African American Community.

Contact Information

3536 Grand Ave Dallas, Texas, United States 75210

phone: view phone(214) 565-9026

website: http://www.aamdallas.org

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Description

The main objective of the Museum is the presentation of meaningful experiences for children and adults who would not ordinarily visit a museum. The rich heritage of black art and history is housed in four vaulted galleries, augmented by a research library. Living African American culture is experienced through entertaining and educational programs presented in the theater, studio arts area and classrooms. The Museum's permanent collections include African art; African American fine art; magazine, historical, political and community archives. The collections of the Museum combined with its related activities will serve to assist all people to understand the African-American Experience… with emphasis on Dallas and the Southwestern United States.

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