Announcing Black History 365
Black History 365 is a collection of stories, art and events that highlight the history, heritage and contributions of Black Marylanders as well as the history of the people of the African Diaspora in Annapolis & Anne Arundel County. Here, their culture and excellence are celebrated year round through a collaborative initiative across county and state wide organizations, spearheaded by the Banneker-Douglass Museum.
We have curated a list of events, blogs and organizations dedicated to African American History and Heritage. When planning your visit to Annapolis & Anne Arundel County, begin your journey with one of these institutions. The conversation has begun, but it is not yet finished…
- Araminta with Rifle and Vévé Coming to Banneker-Douglass MuseumMonumental sculpture of Harriet Tubman by “Genius” Fellow Dr. Joyce J. Scott on display at Banneker-Douglass Read the Rest…
- From 1619 to Today Part III: Youth Mural Project & Book Giveaway was a SuccessOn June 11, 2022, youth and community members came together for the culminating event, “From Read the Rest…
- Announcement: Landmark Bills Increase State Funding Expanding Banneker-Douglass Museum Operations & African American Preservation Grant Letter from the Chair of the Read the Rest…
- Winter/Spring 2022 HighlightsView highlights of Banneker-Douglass Museum’s Winter/Spring 2022 programs and activities in our donor newsletter below!
Documenting, interpreting, and promoting African-American history & culture
As the State of Maryland’s official museum of African American heritage, the Banneker-Douglass Museum serves to document, to interpret, and to promote African American history and culture (particularly in Maryland) through exhibitions, programs, and projects in order to improve the understanding and appreciation of America’s rich cultural diversity for all.
The Banneker-Douglass Museum operated by the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture.