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June 22, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Grand Opening Worship Service

International African American Museum’s Grand Opening festivities will begin with an opening worship service on Thursday, June 22, at Morris Brown AME Church. Beginning at 6:00 p.m., the multi-faith celebration of IAAM’s opening will help build community, reflect on the work that led up to the museum’s opening, and celebrate the long history of the African American people and their culture, which is woven into the fabric of the museum.

Opening Worship Service

What: IAAM will co-host a multi-faith based worship service with Morris Brown AME to mark the opening of the museum

When: Thursday, June 22, at 6:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Morris Brown AME Church, 13 Morris Street, Charleston, S.C., 29403
Parking for this event will be available at the Visitor’s Center Parking Garage, located at 375 Meeting Street, or metered parking on King & St. Phillip’s Street.

Who: Speakers include Dr. Tonya Matthews (president and CEO of IAAM), Rev. Dr. Howard John Wesley, Bishop Samuel Green, the Rev. DeMett Jenkins (director of education and engagement for faith-based communities), among others