Events

Upcoming Events

May
31
Thu
5:00 pm Annual Membership Meeting
Annual Membership Meeting
May 31 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Annual Membership Meeting @ Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum | Springfield | Illinois | United States
A membership meeting for all museum members, their family and friends, as well as museum partners and sponsors will include a short business meeting to report on the status of the museum. This event will feature live music by Steve Alexander and Judy and Allen Davis, some of the Museum’s talented volunteers, and refreshments. There[...]
Jun
4
Mon
all-day Summer Camp, 2018
Summer Camp, 2018
Jun 4 – Jun 8 all-day
Summer Camp, 2018 @ Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum | Springfield | Illinois | United States
June 4 through 8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Summer Day Camp: Learn from the Past . . . Create your own Future For the third year in a row, AAHM is hosting Summer Day Camp for children going into grades three through five. This camp is filled with exciting activities that both entertain and[...]
Jul
14
Sat
4:30 pm Grant and the U.S. Colored Troops
Grant and the U.S. Colored Troops
Jul 14 @ 4:30 pm
Grant and the U.S. Colored Troops
The use of colored troops in the American Civil War at first was not a sure thing though it was a personal fight for freedom and the full rights of citizenship for freemen and slaves. The stance of the government and its military officers continuously evolved as emancipation became, at first, a means to win[...]
Oct
25
Thu
all-day Gala, 2018 – 200 Years of Africa...
Gala, 2018 – 200 Years of Africa...
Oct 25 all-day
Gala, 2018 - 200 Years of African American Achievements @ Crowne Plaza
Recognizing this years’ Bicentennial of the State, the AAHM will be shining a light on some of the Illinois African Americans who made significant contributions to the development of the state, many who also shaped the course of American history. This year’s Gala will be held at the Crowne Plaza