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Programs

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.


Save Our African American Treasures

Save Our African American Treasures

A national public outreach initiative that teaches preservation techniques and furthers collections.

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The Lives of Objects Video Conferencing

The Lives of Objects Classroom Video Conferencing Program

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.

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Classroom Treasures

Classroom Treasures

Registration for local classroom programs is closed at this time. Please check back for future offerings.

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Civil Rights History

Civil Rights History

In October 2010 we began interviewing people who were involved in the Movement as foot soldiers, leaders and supporters.

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African American Legacy

African American Legacy

In 2007, NMAAHC and Smithsonian Folkways Recordings began a multi-year collaboration to explore African American oral and musical traditions.

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