November 19, 2022: Black Homesteaders of The South Workshop

The International African American Museum will lead a discussion about the book Black Homesteaders of The South with author Bernice Alexander Bennett and additional speakers on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 1 PM. This book is dedicated to the African American men and women that toiled from sunup-to-sundown to live the American dream by acquiring […]

IAAM Board to Meet on November 19th 2021

The Board of Directors of the International African American Museum will meet on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 2:00 pm. The meeting will be held video conference as a result of the COVID-19 virus. Agenda is still to be determined but will sent out to registrants in advance of the meeting. Register in advance for […]

Center for Family History Named Among Best African American Geneology Sites of 2021

This month, Family Tree Magazine announced the release of their 101 Best Websites for Genealogy, updated and revised for 2021. The Center for Family History was named one of the “Best African American Geneology Sites” for 2021 by the Family Tree team. “With the online genealogy world constantly changing, it can be hard to keep […]

Walter Hood Inducted into American Academy of Arts & Letters

Walter Hood, MacArthur “Genius” grant recipient and designer of the museum’s African Ancestors Memorial Garden, was inducted to the American Academy of Arts and Letters during its virtual award ceremony on May 19 at 7 p.m. EST. Membership in the Academy is limited to 300 architects, visual artists, composers, and writers who are elected for […]

IAAM CEO Among Distinguished South Carolina State University Panelists

Dr. Tonya M. Matthews, President and CEO of the International African American Museum (IAAM) will join distinguished panelists Dr. Porchia Moore, critical race theorist and professor of Museum Studies at the University of Florida, and Zaire McPhearson, South Carolina State University alumna, artist, educator and recent graduate of the Masters in Fine Arts program at Duke […]