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Prior to the opening of the new building, NMAAHC has embarked on an ambitious series of public programs designed to develop awareness of African American history and culture.
For a list of our upcoming events, please check our Events section.
A national public outreach initiative that teaches preservation techniques and furthers collections.
NEW! Video Conference with a Smithsonian Museum Teacher and bring museum objects into your classroom worldwide. Grades 6-12 will be led in a discussion to think critically about the objects that relate to the Emancipation Proclamation and what life was like in America during the Civil War.
Our signature object-based, standards-related classroom program that focuses on learning from primary resources and preserving family oral histories and objects.
In October 2010 we began interviewing people who were involved in the Movement as foot soldiers, leaders and supporters.