Celebrate black history, art, and culture at NAAM. Enjoy 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.
Join us as we open our newest exhibition, "Warren Pope: Blood Lines, Time Lines, Red Lines". This exhibition explores the history and contemporary realities of redlining and displacement through the minimalist art of local artist Warren Pope.
An inspiring collection of essays by black women writers, curated by the founder of the popular book club Well-Read Black Girl, on the importance of recognizing ourselves in literature. This dynamic program is presented in partnership with Elliott Bay Book Company.
"From Crime to the Classroom: How Education Changes Lives" is an honest conversation about the power of education to change the trajectory of one's life. Presented by Omari Amili, this talk is a great occasion for the entire family to hear a young man's powerful personal story. Sponsored by Humanities Washington.
Come to see NAAM's newest exhibition entitled "Edwin T. Pratt: A Living Legacy". This exhibition explores the life and legacy of Seattle's civil rights leader through the art of the Edwin T. Pratt Scholarships recipients. The exhibition is produced in partnership with the Pratt Fine Arts Center with support from the Black Heritage Society of Washington State, Inc.