The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts and Culture exists to present, preserve and promote African American art, culture and history for the education and enlightenment of all. The Gantt Center held its official grand opening on October 24, 2009. The Center occupies 46,500-square-feet and is located in the heart of Charlotte's central business district in the area once occupied by the historic Brooklyn neighborhood, the once-thriving center of the Black community which was razed in the 1960's. Visit the Web site: http://www.ganttcenter.org/index.php
The August Wilson Center for African American Culture (AWC) is a world-class cultural center, housed in a 65,000-square-foot complex in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Center presents, interprets and preserves the art, culture, and history of African Americans in Pittsburgh and of people of African descent throughout the world. With exhibition galleries, a theater, an education center, a café and gift shop, and multipurpose spaces for community programs and events, the Center joins a select few African American cultural institutions presenting visual and performing arts, the humanities and educational programs in a state-of-the-art venue. The Center opened to the public in September 2009.
Learn more, follow this link: http://www.augustwilsoncenter.org/home.php
The Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) celebrated its opening day on March 8, 2008 at its home in the historic Colman School at 2300 Massachusetts St in Seattle, Washington. Through programs and exhibitions NAAM will focus on the history and traditions that people of African descent have established in the Pacific Northwest. The Museum’s 19,000 square foot floor plan includes four principal galleries. Explore the site: http://naamnw.org/
Seattle, Washington 98144