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

Express Yourself @ MAAHMG in Art!

Last Summer: Children’s Reading Circle art classes!

Broderick Poole, local artist, guided kids through art projects they took home. Free Admission. Supplies provided. Free parking! Location at 1256 Penn Ave North, Minneapolis, 4th Floor, 10am-12noon.

All are welcome. Stay posted for Summer 2020!


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

At Back In The Day Community Event, Phelps Park

@ The Museum

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.