Category Archives: Museum Grants for African American History and Culture

AAHC Forum – Thanks for Sharing for Your Stories!

By Claudia French Deputy Director for Museums, IMLS Over the past six months we’ve featured dozens of stories from Museum Grants for African American History and Culture program on the AAHC Forum series in the IMLS UpNext Blog. The AAHC … Continue reading

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AAHC Forum: The Growing Impact of Haitian Art and Culture

Introduction: The Haitian Heritage Museum is implementing phase two of its strategic plan, which focuses on expanding arts education programs in local schools, partnering with colleges and universities to host new exhibitions, and enhancing overall capacity for collections and program management. … Continue reading

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AAHC Forum: Convening 101 – Fostering a Community of Practice

By Mark Isaksen Senior Program Officer, IMLS One of the most exciting and meaningful things that I do as a program officer is meeting with grantees and learning about the amazing work they are doing at their museums. While working … Continue reading

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AAHC Forum: So I’ve Got this Thing…Resources for Collections Care

By Tracey J. Berg-Fulton Registrar, August Wilson Center for African American Culture At the recent IMLS AAHC convening, there were a few recurring themes: We love what we do, and who we do it for. There aren’t enough hours in the day, … Continue reading

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AAHC Forum: Wake Up and Smell the Possibilities

By Quantia Fletcher Assistant Director, Mosaic Templars Cultural Center In the museum world, whether you’re the tiniest of the tiny, or the size of a Walmart, at one point or another, you’ve likely made a wish for more staff to … Continue reading

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