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.
Don’t miss a special reading with Seattle Black Panther co-founder Aaron Dixon at the Northwest African American Museum. Aaron Dixon is one of the co-founders of the Seattle Black Panther chapter. On January 31, he will be discussing his book “My People Are Rising: Memoir of a Black Panther Party Captain” and covering the legacy of the Black Panthers and its relevance in today’s political climate, including imagining what Black radical imagination might look like in the 21st century and beyond. Free and open to the public. Doors open at 6pm.
Jeremy Bell: Utopian Blackness masterfully uses ink, graphite, charcoal, spray paint, wood and wax, all to frame the ordinary beauty of “just being you,” while elevating the relevance of identity found in a Utopian Blackness.
Legacies of Love in Leadership is a display that tells the story of Bertha Pitts Campbell, founder of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, and Mona Humphries Bailey, 17th National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Both were of Seattle. Come to NAAM to see their story on display, now through March 31, 2019.