MINNESOTA AFRICAN AMERICAN
HERITAGE MUSEUM & GALLERY
Our Legacy ~ Our History ~ Our Minnesota Story
Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery
1256 Penn Avenue N., Fourth Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Free parking in the ramp
THANKS TO SUPPORTERS AND MEMBERS FOR YOUR GENEROUS DONATIONS TO THE MUSEUM! SUPPORTERS LIKE YOU ARE ESSENTIAL IN HELPING US PRESERVE AND SHARE THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF AFRICAN AMERICANS IN MINNESOTA. THE MUSEUM IS A 501(C)(3) NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION. YOUR TAX DEDUCTIBLE CHARITABLE GIFT HELPS TO SUPPORT EXHIBITIONS AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING. PLEASE CONSIDER MAKING A GIFT TO THE MINNESOTA AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MUSEUM AND GALLERY (MAAHMG). THANK YOU!
Thank you for your support of the MAAHMG's NORTHERN LIGHTS GALA
SEPTEMBER 27, 2019 AT THE WESTMINSTER HALL, MINNEAPOLIS
2019 Northern Lights Gala Shining Star Honorees - Service to Community
Dr. Josie R. Johnson
James C. Burroughs,II
Leslie E. Redmond
Thank you to all of our Northern Lights Gala Sponsors.
exhibitions at maahmg
Black Twin Cities:
The 1940s Photographs of John F. Glanton
Exhibit featuring select photographs taken by John F. Glanton which provide a rare look into the personal, professional, and social lives of the tight-knit African American community in the postwar era Twin Cities. The Glanton Collection is part of the Hennepin County Library Digital Collections. This exhibit is a partnership between the Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery and the Hennepin County Library. Opened April 2. On display now.
"History Harvest: The Exhibition."
Tells the history of the African American community on the North side of Minneapolis.
On display now.
"Unbreakable: Celebrating the Resilience of African Americans in Minnesota."
Exhibit features African American early settlers in the 1800s, and women trailblazers. Learn about the struggles and successes of African Americans who moved to Minnesota from the South during the “Great Migration.” Honor African Americans who served in the military during World Wars I and II during a time when the US military was segregated, and who fought for freedom abroad, but faced discrimination at home. Permanent exhibit on display now.
"Keep On Rollin"
An exhibition on the history of the Major Taylor Bicycling Club of Minnesota opens July 2 through September 30. Visit MAAHMG to learn about the Club which celebrated its 20th anniversary this year. Also learn about Marshall "Major" Taylor, the first African American to win the world championship cycling race in 1899. Continues on display now.