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45th Anniversary Celebration

Join us in a weekend Celebration of the Black Archives of Mid-America!

May 24, 2019
VIP Reception (Requires a ticket purchase)
5:30-7:00p.m.
American Jazz Museum Atrium

Community Celebration
Free
7:30-9:00 p.m.
GEM Theater

May 25, 2019
Alvin Ailey Dance Performance
Free
1:00 p.m.
GEM Theater

May 26, 2019
Gospel Fest
Free
2:00 p.m
GEM Theater

Movies on the Lawn - Black Panther
Free
8:30 p.m.
Great lawn at the museums

RSVP to info@blackarchives.org

Purchase tickets for the VIP Reception

Portrait of unidentified woman
Explore Our Digital Gallery

Did you know that there are hundreds of historic images available online from the Black Archives collection? There are photos of famous persons, church groups, civil rights activists, athletes and more.

Notable collections include numerous photographs of the Alvin Ailey dance troupe, Buffalo Soldiers and the Tuskegee Airmen.

Women receiving a gift
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The Black Archives needs your support to continue to present the remembrances, reflections, experiences and historical contributions of African Americans.