This museum is dedicated to celebrating the history of African Americans by giving visitors a look at the achievements, contributions and experiences of Black people throughout the history of Minnesota.
Black Liberation: Dismantling Racism in Minnesota
This exhibition highlights Black-led movements and organizations, and Black leaders in Minnesota who fought for racial, social and economic justice from the 1800s to the 1960s. Learn about leaders in the abolition, labor, civil rights and Black power movements who championed the cause for Black self-determination and combated against racism through the creation of organizations, economic and political empowerment, and racial pride. On display February 1 – December 23, 2023
Community Quilt Project
The "Community Quilt Project" features 14 quilts that express themes of Black history, Black joy, love, family, racial justice, civil rights, Black liberation, gun violence & healing, and Juneteenth – freedom. There is also a quilt honoring Prince that was created during the painting of Minneapolis' newest Prince mural. The exhibit runs January 10 through July 1, 2023.