Researching Black Museums Worldwide
Collecting stories and materials related to Black museum professionals and compiling the Blacks in Museums Directory.
- Conduct research for museums in Africa focused on the African peoples experiences of the Diaspora and to identify the museum professionals who have been the pioneers of this movement.
President Barack Obama (L) looks at a photo with Antoinette Sithole, Sister of Hector Pieterson, at the Hector Peierton Museum in Soweto , South Africa August 23, 2006. (Siphiwe Sibeko/Courtesy Reuters)
- Conduct research for museums in the African Diaspora. Identify historically significant buildings and sites throughout the countries associated with the African Diaspora. Identify the museum professionals who have been the pioneers of this movement.
Garifuna Museum, Dangriga Belize, Central America Gulisi Garfifuna Muesum in Dangriga, Stann Creek, Beleize (Photo Credit:….)
United States, 1983
- Develop a coordinated strategy to determine the whereabouts of the participants in the 1983 Blacks in Museums Directory produced by the African American Museum Association.
The DuSable Museum of African American History, Chicago, IL
United States Historically Black Colleges and Universities, (HBCU’s)
- Revisit the early research conducted by Professor Harold Cureau of Southern University on museums and art galleries at HBCU’s
CFSAADMC Children’s book publication on visiting the James E. Lewis Museum of Art located at Morgan State University