Culture Shock's Listing of African American Museums

African American Museums

Alabama

  • Murphy African American Museum
    2601 Paul W Bryant Dr., Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    (205) 758-2861



Arizona

  • University Of Arizona African American Cultura
    1322 E 1st St. Tucson, AZ 85719
    (520) 621-3419



California

  • African-American Firefighter Museum
    1401 S Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90021
    (213) 744-1730


  • African American Museum
    1857 Fulton St. Fresno, CA 93721
    (559) 268-7102


  • African American Museum California
    Los Angeles, CA 90086
    (213) 744-7432


  • African American Museum Of Fine Arts
    3025 Fir St., San Diego, CA 92102
    (619) 696-7799


  • Antelope Valley African American Museum
    416 W Lumber St., Lancaster, CA 93534
    (661) 723-0811


  • Dora Nelson African American History Museum
    316 E 7th St., Perris, CA 92570
    (909) 657-6032


  • Museum Of African American Art
    4005 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90008
    (323) 294-7071




District of Columbia

  • African American Labor Center
    1015 20th St., NW Washington, DC 20036
    (202) 778-4500


  • African American Media Incubator
    2164 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20007
    (202) 333-2261


  • African American Music Association Incorporated
    603 50th St., NE, Washington, DC 20019
    (202) 398-3470


  • Howard University Gallery of Art
    2455 6th Street, NW
    Washington, D.C. 20059

    Tritobia H. Benjamin, Director
    Mon-Fri: 9 am - 5 pm



Florida

  • Museum of African American Art
    13 North Marion Street
    Tampa, FL 3360
    (813) 272-2466

 



Illinois

Monday - Saturday: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sunday: 12:00 noon - 5:00 pm





Maryland

  • James E. Lewis Museum of Art
    Morgan State University
    Coldspring Lane & Hillen Road
    Baltimore, MD 21239
    (410) 319-3030; Fax: (410) 319-3835

    Gabriel S. Tenabe, Director
    Mon-Fri: 9 am-4:30 pm


  • Baltimore Civil War Museum
    601 President Street
    (410) 385-5188

Wed-Sun 10am-5pm 




Massachusettes

  • Museum of Afro-American History
    14 Beacon Street Suite 719
    Boston, MA 02108
    (617) 725-0022; Fax: (617) 720-5225
    email:
    maah@channell.com

Sylvia Watts McKinney, Director




Michigan




Missouri

  • Vaughn Cultural Center
    525 N. Grand Street
    St. Louis, MO 63103
    (314) 535-9227; Fax: (314) 289-0358

Almetta Jordan, Director




New York

  • Community Folk Art Gallery
    2233 East Genesee Street
    Syracuse, N.Y. 13210
    (315) 424-8487

    Herbert T. Williams, Director
    Tues-Fri: 10 am - 6 pm, Sat: noon-4 pm




North Carolina

  • North Carolina Central University Art Museum
    North Carolina Central University
    1801 Fayetteville St.
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919) 560-6211

    Kenneth Rodgers, Director
    Tues-Sat: 10 am - 4 pm, Sun: 1 - 4 pm



  • Studio Museum in Harlem
    144 West 125th Street
    New York, NY 10027
    (212) 864-4500: Fax: (212) 666-5753
Lowrey Sims, Director
Mon-Fri: 9 am-5 pm, Sat-Sun: 1 - 6 pm




Ohio

  • Dayton Art Institute
    456 Belmonte Park North
    Dayton, Ohio 45402
    (937) 223-5277; Fax: (937) 223-3140

Alexander Lee Nyerges, Director
daily 10 am-5 pm



Tues-Sat: 9 am - 5 pm; Sun: 1 - 5 pm




Pennsylvania

Nanette Clark, Director
Tues-Sat 9 am-4 pm, Sun 1-5pm




South Carolina

  • I.P. Stanback Museum & Planetarium 
    South Carolina State College
    300 College Street, NE
    Orangeburg, SC 29117
    (803) 536-7174; Fax: (803) 533-3624

Leo F. Twiggs, Director
Mon-Fri: 9 am - 4:30 pm, call first



Tennessee

  • National Civil Rights Museum
    450 Mulberry Street
    Memphis, TN. 38103
    (901) 521-9699

Mon-Sat: 10 am - 5 pm, closed Tues, Sun: 1-5 pm




Texas

  • African American Museum of History and Culture
    PO Box 150153
    Dallas, TX. 75315
    (214) 565-9026 




Virginia

  • Hampton University Museum
    Hampton University
    Hampton, VA 23668
    (757) 727-5308

    Jeanne Zeidler, Director
    Mon-Fri: 9 am-5 pm, Sat-Sun: noon-4pm


  • Harrison Museum of African American Culture
    523 Harrison Avenue, NW
    Roanoke, VA 24016
    (540) 345-4818; Fax: (540) 345-4834

Mon-Fri: 10 am-5 pm, or by appointment

 

 

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