Celebrate our 10th Anniversary at NAAM with our new exhibitions, special events, and learn more about YOURSELF in our genealogy center! Discover fun facts about the history of African Americans in the Pacific Northwest. Open Wednesday through Sunday, we sit on the Jimi Hendrix Park in the heart of the Central District.
NAAM has been named a national finalist by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the 2019 National Medal for Museum Service Award, the nation's highest and most prestigious federal award bestowed upon a museum in the United States.
Damon Young is digging deeper into an indictment of privilege, bias, and racial insight than he has in previous work, and coming from a personal perspective that transcends cultural critique in a powerful and incredibly impactful way.
NAAM will host a book talk and book signing featuring Valerie Jarrett, the Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama on Monday, April 15, 2019 at 7pm. Jarrett will discuss and sign her newly-published memoir, "Finding My Voice". This event is free and open to the public. This dynamic program is hosted in partnership with Elliott Bay Book Company and Seattle's New Hope Missionary Baptist Church at the church, located in Seattle's historic Central District, 124 21st Avenue, Seattle 98122.
NAAM will host a book talk and book signing featuring nationally-acclaimed author and journalist Rochelle Riley of Detroit, Michigan. Riley will discuss and sign her newly-published book, "The Burden: African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery." This event is free and open to the public. This dynamic program is hosted in partnership with Elliott Bay Book Company and the Seattle Association of Black Journalists.