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Photo of signature piece of "Cash Crop" exhibit, which is 15 life size cement sculptures of Africans chained to a pallet.
(credit: Cherri Gregg

Slave Trade, Sweatshops Compared In New Exhibit At African American Museum of Philadelphia

The African American Museum of Philadelphia opened a new exhibit this week that makes a haunting comparison between the Trans-Atlantic slave trade and modern day sweatshops.

09/14/2014

Singer Mary Wilson, original member of The Supremes. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Supremes Exhibit Opens At African American Museum Of Philadelphia

The African American Museum of Philadelphia opens its highly anticipated exhibit today titled, Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection.

01/25/2013

African American Museum exhibit (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Exhibit Highlights Contributions Of Freedom Riders Of The 1960′s

Freedom Riders and Bus Boycotters of the 1960s are the subject of an interesting exhibit at the African American Museum of Philadelphia.

07/21/2012

African American History Museum

Smithsonian National Museum Of African Art Forges Partnerships with Local Museums

The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art is the only national museum that focuses on the visual arts of the African continent. Representatives from the museum spent several days in Philadelphia, as just one effort to partner with local museums.

10/08/2011

(Credit: African American Museum of Philadelphia)

African American Museum Mixes Metaphors In New Exhibit

Visitors to the African American Museum can see the exhibit, “Mixing Metaphors,” featuring seldom-seen work by 36 artists.

09/23/2011

Josephine Baker (credit: AAMPmuseum.org)

Decendents Of Famous African Americans Sit On Panel Discussion At AAMP

Jean Claude Baker, the adopted son of Josephine Baker, will join Peter Cook, a descendant of architect Julian Abele, and others will join in a panel discussion at the African American Museum of Philadelphia.

04/21/2011

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