Welcome to the International African American Museum! It’s Giving Tuesday, a day to give, a lifetime of making a difference.
14 Wharfside StreetCharleston, SC 29401
Museum open 10am to 5pm (last entry 4:00 PM) Tuesday-Sunday. Closed Monday.
IAAM will challenge, illuminate, inspire and, ultimately, will move people to action.
14 Wharfside Street — Charleston, SC 29401
December 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
An exciting exploration into the interconnected nature of large historical organizations and family-focused lineage societies. These two distinct groups work collaboratively to weave together the rich tapestry of our collective past. Historical societies serve as the architects, offering a broader perspective on pivotal events and significant milestones in our shared history, while lineage societies contribute the intimate and personal narratives that bring depth and nuance to the overarching narrative.
By examining the symbiotic relationship between these two types of organizations, we uncover how they synergize to present a comprehensive understanding of our heritage. It’s akin to fitting together intricate pieces of a puzzle, where the grand historical narrative finds resonance in the individual stories and connections preserved by lineage societies. During our discussion, we’ll delve into the ways in which these groups complement and reinforce each other, fostering a more comprehensive and vivid understanding of our collective history and cultural legacy.