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26 Feb 2016

African American Museum of Philadelphia

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February 26, 2016 Category: Diaspora Posted by:

ABOVE PHOTO:  by G. Widman for GPTMC.

701 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19106


Learn and interpret African-American history and culture, from past to present

The African American Museum in Philadelphia is the first institution built by a major United States city to house and interpret the life and work of African Americans. Our doors are open for your enjoyment and enlightenment. Visit us and experience the richness and vibrancy of African American heritage and culture come alive in four magnificent exhibition galleries filled with exciting history and fascinating art. With a diverse collection of fine and folk art, photographs, memorabilia and costumes, The African American Museum in Philadelphia traces the experiences and contributions of African-Americans from the ancient kingdoms of Africa through to the present.

Museum Hours

Thursday thru Saturday

10 AM – 5 PM


12 Noon – 5 PM

Upcoming Events

Saturday, February 27 ~ Noon-


AAMP & AfroTaino Productions

Present: Daymé Arocena

Thursday, March 24 ~ 7pm

Re-Imagine: An Evening @


40th Annual Heritage Gala

Friday, April 8 ~ 6:30-11pm


​Rethinking the Past to Under

stand the Present

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