Welcome To AAMP
The African American Museum in Philadelphia is the first institution built by a major United States city to house and interpret the life and work of African Americans. Our doors are open for your enjoyment and enlightenment. Visit us and experience the richness and vibrancy of African American heritage and culture come alive in four magnificent exhibition galleries filled with exciting history and fascinating art.
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Vision & Spirit: African American Art | Works from the Bank of America Collection
On View (In-Person)
October 1, 2022 - February 19, 2023
Vision & Spirit: African American Art is composed of more than 100 paintings, prints, drawings, photographs and mixed-media works by 48 artists born in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Curated in partnership with the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, the exhibition highlights key aspects of these artists’ lives, as well as the important objects they created. Vision & Spirit focuses on these talented individuals’ strength and spirit as creative forces whose work continues to shape our understanding of the world. more...
AAMP’s Virtual Campus offers the communities we serve access to an online sampling of the variety of exhibitions, programs and resources we use to teach and learn at AAMP every day. Built in response to community needs during our extended closure, the Virtual Campus will remain a vital onramp to the AAMP experience for diverse audiences, even after the museum reopens. Come on in and see what we have been working on, and find out all the new experiences we hope to share with you in the near future!
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