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.
The exhibition closes September 30th.
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Black History 365 Continues
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, in partnership with Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County.
- New Chair and Vice Chair Announced by Maryland Commission on African American History and CultureThe Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture Announce New Chair and Vice Chair Read the Rest…
- Successful FY23 for Banneker-Douglass Museum DevelopmentAs we near the close of the fiscal year, we are so excited to announce Read the Rest…
- The Banneker-Douglass Museum Celebrates Juneteenth with Engaging EventsFor Immediate Release May 30, 2023 Read the Rest…
- Governor Moore Announces Increased Funding for African American Heritage Preservation ProgramPRESS RELEASE Published: 4/13/2023 Funding Increased to $5 Million to Fund Capital Projects Important 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.