The purpose of the African American Museum of the Arts is to collect, preserve, and exhibit and promotes African and Caribbean American art. Materials, facilities and instructions shall be provided for the creation, appreciation and understanding of African American and Caribbean American art and culture.


The AAMA is a not-for-profit arts facility dedicated to promoting multicultural artistic excellence and providing educational, historical and cultural opportunities to all ages, specifically the African American community, in visual, literary and performing arts; while encouraging interaction with the community through on-site and outreach exhibitions, presentations and historical research.


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