11th Annual Gala

Thank you sponsors, advertisers, attendees, and volunteers that helped make the 11th Annual Fundraising Gala “Honoring Our Heritage” a success!

Wecome June!

Meet our new Museum Coorinator, V. June Chappelle


Executive Director for the Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum

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Our members are the heart and soul of our Museum! We invite one and all to join us!

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Check out our latest exhibit!

You are cordially invited to visit our newest exhibit at the Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum which features three recipients of the Lincoln Leadership Prize:  Archbishop Desmond Tutu, The Little Rock Nine and Neil deGrasse Tyson.  The Prize honors those individuals who, through their beliefs, actions, and deeds, exemplify the spirit of our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln.  Come visit our exhibit and be inspired by these extraordinary individuals.

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Tuesday-Saturday Noon until 4:00PM

Special events and private guided tours can be made outside of general admission times. Please call the office to schedule your event.


1440 Monument Avenue
Springfield, Illinois 62702
Email: siaahf@yahoo.com

Phone: (217 ) 391-6323



Donations are strongly encouraged.