The museum offers a variety of programs to our museum visitors throughout the year. Check out our current series offerings and look for events on the museum calendar. Museum admission is required for many of the program unless otherwise noted. See full calendar of events.
FOR GENERAL AUDIENCES
This series offers programs that introduce audiences of any age to an array of compelling and entertaining live performances, author talks, lectures, workshops and related events.
See upcoming General Audiences events.
Photo: Mark Dennis, Office of the Mayor
SUNDAYS @ 2 FILMS
The film series present documentaries on the history and culture of African Americans portrayed in the museum’s permanent galleries and special exhibitions. These films screenings occur monthly on Sundays at 2 p.m.
See upcoming Sundays @ 2 events.
GENEALOGY & LOCAL HISTORY SERIES
The genealogy series provides lectures in how to research family history with an emphasis on the African American experience. Major topics include beginner’s workshops, internet resources, local history research, and antebellum records.
See upcoming Genealogy & Local History events.
SATURDAY’S CHILD SERIES
Geared towards children ages 6-11, this series features interactive art workshops along with musical and theatrical performances on select Saturdays each month.
See upcoming Saturday's Child events.
Do you wish that you could tour the museum after work? On the third Thursdays of the month, enjoy a live jazz performance in the theater with cash bar. Soul food is available for purchase from the museum cafe' and can be enjoyed in the theater. The galleries remain open until 8 p.m.
See upcoming Third Thursdays events.