Museum Grants for African American History and Culture -- Resources

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African American History and Culture Forum

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Materials from the June 2013 Grantee Convening:

Presentation: Grants and Financial Management (PDF, 118KB)

Presentation: Association of African American Museums (PDF, 1.7MB)

Presentation: Social Media for AAHC Museums

Presentation: American Alliance of Museums (PDF, 640KB)

Handout: MAP Social Media Handbook (PDF, 192KB)

Toolkit: Developing Project Ideas, Part 1 (PDF, 519KB)

Toolkit: Developing Project Ideas, Part 2 (PDF, 710KB)

Presentation: Shaping Outcomes and Logic Model (PDF, 359KB)

Worksheet: Logic Model (PDF, 232KB)


Museum Grants for African American History and Culture content on the IMLS website:
Grant recipients of the African American History and Culture program met at the Sumner School in Washington, DC, June 5 and 6, 2013.
Blog Post: AAHC Forum – Thanks for Sharing for Your Stories!

August 1, 2013 01:51 PM
Over the past six months we've featured dozens of stories about the great work being done with IMLS funding by museum professionals at African American museums and HBCUs across the country. Read More

Talking with an artist at the Haitian Heritage Museum
Blog Post: AAHC Forum: The Growing Impact of Haitian Art and Culture

July 18, 2013 06:16 AM
The Haitian Heritage Museum has been a steward of Haitian art exhibitions, dance performances, and educational programming in Southeastern Florida and is increasing programming within the facility, schools, colleges, and the greater community. Read More

Mark McCormick,John Franklin, Michele Parchment, Linda Colet, at table discussion
Blog Post: AAHC Forum: Convening 101 – Fostering a Community of Practice

July 11, 2013 12:38 PM
A new format at the 2013 convening of IMLS African American History and Culture grantees brought people together who share a common passion, interest, or experience in the AAHC field. Read More

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

July 11, 2013 12:34 PM
Newer and smaller institutions may face challenges in collections management and an overwhelming ratio of items to staff. Registrar Tracey Berg-Fulton describes collections care resources that provide guidance for museums. Read More

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center
Blog Post: AAHC Forum: Wake Up and Smell the Possibilities

June 27, 2013 06:28 PM
With the help of an IMLS grant the Mosaics Templar Cultural Center was able to hire collections and education staff. Read More