IDAAC reception

Good food and lively discussion was front and center at the museum on October 6, 2018.  The Museum played host to the Indiana Democrat African American Caucus at a reception preceding the 3rd Annual Banquet presentation at St. James Church.  The keynote speaker at the presentation was DNC Vice Chairman, Michael Blake. 


The Evansville African American Museum has been selected for National African American Museums Cohort

The Evansville African American Museum is one of seven museums selected to participate in the inaugural initiative connecting African American museums across the country, offering guidance around increased institutional capacity in the areas of management, mission and governance. This program is a joint initiative of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) and the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH).

To see the complete press release click here

Honorable mention

On September 19, 2018 at the Evansville Bar Association annual luncheon, the museum received a check for one of the highest awards.   The $5000 grant will be used for the upcoming 2019 exhibit about the women’s suffrage movement.   As plans finalize, you can expect to hear more about this exciting new exhibit. 

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EBA Annual Luncheon

Staff Opening

The museum was seeking a Coordinator of Museum Experiences. Click here to see the complete details of the responsibilities for this position.  Deadline to apply is August 15, 2018.