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You're invited to join us JULY 3-5, 2023 in Charleston, SC for opening week at the International African American Museum!
TIMED ENTRY TICKETS FOR THE MUSEUM ARE SELLING FAST! If you plan to join us for July 4th at the museum, you need to purchase your ticket HERE first. Click on 'Buy Tickets' in the upper right corner of IAAM's website.
Escape with us for 3 nights to one of two, 4-star, waterfront retreats at: Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina. Enjoy July 4th at the museum, catch fireworks festivities at night, dine at a Black-owned restaurant and explore historic downtown Charleston!
Enjoy waterfront views and restaurants on site. Superior King & Queen rooms available.
GRAB YOUR BESTIE and DON'T MISS THIS HISTORIC EVENT!
In particular, the museum explores this journey through the power of place by acknowledging the achievements of Africans and African Americans, exhibiting how their labor, resistance, and ingenuity has shaped every aspect of our world. Located in Charleston, S.C., the museum sits at the historically sacred site of Gadsden’s Wharf, one of the country’s most prolific slave trading ports.
IAAM is a champion of authentic, empathetic storytelling of American history and is thus one of the nation’s newest platforms for the disruption of institutionalized racism as it evolves today.
The African Ancestors Memorial Garden - a collection of gardens and artistic installations that sprawl the IAAM grounds, will be free and open to the public.
3. Atlantic Worlds
4. Gullah Geechee
5. African Roots
6. Carolina Gold
7. South Carolina Connections
8. American Journeys
9. Special Exhibitions
Opening day events and activities TBA.
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