St Paul Mayor Melvin Carter reads to children at MAAHMG

join us at the children's reading circle

Join us Saturday mornings from 10 am to 11:30 am for our children's literacy and reading circle. Children (up to age 8) can hear stories read by local authors and volunteers. Other activities will include songs, puppets and more.

Local authors who have volunteered at the Children's Reading Circle: M. Ann Pritchard, author of "Phil the Pill," Dr. Artika Tyner,author of "Joey and Grandpa Johnson's Day in Rondo," Habso Mohamud, author of "It Only Takes One Yes!," Ericka Dennis, author of "Mr. Rondo's Spirit," Maya Marchelle, author of "Hey Pretty," Timi Bliss, author of "In Search of the Sandman," Sammie Joseph-Fredericks author of Grandma's Special Gift, and Donna Gingery, author of "Red's Adventures: The Egg Pie."

Join us for programs that support children's literacy and educational activities!

Local Authors @MAAHMG


THANKS! The Black Lives Matter mural was a huge undertaking. The museum would like to give a special thank you to the City of Minneapolis, Mary Altman, Public Arts Administrator with the City of Minneapolis Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED), and the Minneapolis Arts Commission.

The museum could not have done it without the artists or our partners who supported this event. MAAHMG would like to thank the following organizations and individuals who volunteered their time for this amazing event. Thank You to the following:

Brett Buckner and the Seeds to Harvest Coalition which includes:, Coach Tate and the Bulldogs "Mask Up, Northside, Indian Association of Minnesota, Heritage Youth Sports Foundation, TC Sol Futsal Academy, Northside Achievement Zone, Project Sweetie Pie/Growing North Minneapolis and Michael Chaney, Family of Trees and Erica De La Santos, Onika's Angels!, MN Interfaith Power & Light, University of Minnesota Research Outreach Center (UROC) and Makeda Zulu Gillespe and Hawona Sulllivan Janzen, Northside Residents' Redevelopment Council and John Jamison, Project Diva and Neda Kellogg, Stacey and Connor Holland, Matt Brix, Jacki Bergum, Hip Hop & Politics Network - Beats, Rhymes & Democracy & A few minutes, The Urban Fly and Kelly Davis, MN Futbol Show. Also the Urban / Northside Impact Fund - Diem Groth, Alpine ESports, Minneapolis Foundation, The Thielen Foundation.

Minneapolis Urban League, Dark Clouds-Silver Linings volunteers and Christian Fitchett, Afro Deli, Hennepin Theatre Trust, DJ Enferno, Georgia Fort, LeanMinnesota Water, volunteers Karen Ojeda, Leesa Kelly, Dallas Downey, Anthony Johnson and Jeffrey Rainey.

MAAHMG Board members Tina Burnside, Coventry Cowens, Jack Rainey Jr., Verlena Matey-Keke, and Clarence Jones. THANKS!!!

Juneteenth Celebration 2019 Bethune Park, Minneapolis, Mn

Juneteenth is a festival held annually on the nineteenth of June by African Americans (especially in the southern states), to commemorate emancipation from slavery in Texas on that day in 1865.

West Broadway Open Streets

West Broadway Open Streets

Our Beloved Community Event, MLK, Jr Park

Back In The Day Community Event, Phelps Park

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Open Mic

School Classes

Thanks Dr. Reatha Clark King, John Henry, Elizabeth Adams, Brian Kelley, Damaris Hollingsworth, and Dr. Michael Wulf for an inspiring and insightful discussion about Blacks in STEM.

Panel Discussion on Black Ingenuity Exhibit and Blacks in STEM - January 13, 2020.

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"Towards an African Education: Writings on the Education and Development of Children of African Heritage"

An In Black Ink Book Presentation and Discussion - February 21, 2020 6pm

The book is edited by Elder Mahmoud El-Kati and features 10 contributing writers such as Dr. Josie Johnson, Mary K. Boyd, Dr. Rose Brewer, Gevonee Ford, Eric Mahmoud, Ahmed Azzahir, and several others. All are welcome.

Open Mic Night at the MAAHMG Hosted by Poet Joe Davis, February 27, 2020, 6 PM – 8 PM

Watch for future events - Share poetry, spoken word, singing, dramatic reading or comedy improv. The event was hosted by Joe Davis, a nationally touring artist, educator, and speaker based in Minneapolis. His work is on display in "8 Season's of Art: Exhibition + Documentary" exhibit at the MAAHMG.