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NMAAHC Press Releases & Statements:

06/19/2015
Historic Freedmen’s Bureau Records Released

06/18/2015
Lonnie Bunch's statement on the Charleston Shootings

06/04/2015
Statement by the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Construction Accident

06/01/2015
National Museum of African American History and Culture To Display Objects from Slave Shipwreck Found Near Cape Town, South Africa

05/01/2015
Through the African American Lens: Selections from the Permanent Collection Opens May 8

02/25/2015
SiriusXM's Joe Madison Sets Sights on 52-Hour Marathon Broadcast

02/12/2015
Double Exposure: National Museum of African American History and Culture Presents New Book Series Based on Photography Collection

02/03/2015
Robert L. Johnson Donates Selections from the Barnett-Aden Collection to the National Museum of African American History and Culture

01/29/2015
Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture Appoints Three New Council Members

11/14/2014
Remembering Clement A. Price

07/31/2014
Altria Group Donates $1 Million to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture

07/18/2014
J Dilla Collection Donated to National Museum of African American History and Culture

06/25/2014
King Congressional Gold Medal Enters the Collection of the National Museum of African American History Culture

06/23/2014
Dedication of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights Statement by Lonnie Bunch

05/28/2014
Director Lonnie Bunch on the passing of Maya Angelou

04/14/2014
National Museum of African American History and Culture Presents “Rising Up: Hale Woodruff’s Murals at Talladega College”

04/08/2014
Marian Anderson Collection Donated to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture

03/24/2014
Bank of America Donates Photography Collection to the National Museum of African American History

11/18/2013
Broward County Library and Smithsonian To Present Save Our African American Treasures Jan. 11 and 12

11/17/2013
First Iconic Artifacts Installed in the National Museum of African American History and Culture

08/09/2013
Smithsonian Presents "Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 and the March on Washington, 1963"

06/27/2013
Brooklyn Museum and Smithsonian Present "Save Our African American Treasures" July 20

06/11/2013
Smithsonian Announces $12 Million Gift from Oprah Winfrey to the National Museum of African American History and Culture (.pdf)

05/13/2013
Slave Cabin Donated to National Museum of African American History and Culture (.pdf)

05/09/2013
National Museum of African American History and Cultures Launches Two New Apps (.pdf)

03/29/2013
C-SPAN to Air Recollections of Civil Rights Pioneers Recorded for the National Museum of African American History and Culture (.pdf)

01/29/2013
History-Making Gymnast Gabrielle Douglas Donates Items to the National Museum of African American History and Culture (.pdf)

12/10/2012
Smithsonian Presents "Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 and the March on Washington, 1963" (.pdf)

07/19/2012
Museum's Response to Recently Voiced Community Concerns
08/07/2012
Contractor Opens Jobs Opportunities Trailer at Site of National Museum of African American History and Culture site (.pdf)

05/22/2012
National Museum of African American History and Culture to Bring Back the Funk During Concert at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival (.pdf)

2/15/2012
Media Advisory: President Barack Obama to Deliver Remarks at Smithsonian Groundbreaking (.pdf)