The Radical Voice of Blackness Speaks of Resistance and Joy presents multidisciplinary works of art by seventeen critically-acclaimed Black Maryland-based artists, including major works from the Banneker-Douglass Museum Fine Art Collection. This exhibition, guest curated by Myrtis Bedolla of Galerie Myrtis in Baltimore, explores America’s fraught history of systemic racism while celebrating the resiliency of a people who have persevered despite social and political devices to suppress them.
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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.
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- Harriet Tubman Statue Vévé Returns to the Banneker-Douglass MuseumFor Immediate Release February 8, 2023 Contact: Jan Lee, Read the Rest…
- Banneker-Douglass Museum Saddened byTheft and Defacement of Monumental Statue of Harriet TubmanPRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release December 21, 2022 Contact: Jan LeeDirector of Marketing and Communicationsjan.firstname.lastname@example.org Read the Rest…
- Director’s Message – I wasn’t interested in school until…Dear Friends, When I think of why and how I became an executive director of a museum, Read the Rest…
- Exhibition Opening Reception RecapThe Radical Voice of Blackness Speaks of Resistance and Joy Exhibition Opening Reception Recap MEDIA Read the Rest…
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 is operated by the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture.