Free Museum Day: African American Museum in Philadelphia

Event Description

The African American Museum will open for your enjoyment and enlightenment on July 2nd. Visit to experience the richness and vibrancy of African American heritage and culture come alive in four magnificent exhibition galleries filled with exciting history and fascinating art.

Visit AAMP for a FREE day of educational activities and entertainment as we consider what independence truly meant to Africans living in Philadelphia throughout the Revolutionary Era.

Text “America” to 888-777 for updated event information and helpful tips! 

See what AAMP has planned for the day!

  • Express what independence means to you through some creative art workshops!
  • Hear from Revolutionary War Hero Ned Hector (portrayed by historic reenactor Noah Lewis).
  • Join a 1hour tour to see all of AAMP’s current exhibitions. Offered at 11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm.
  • Listen to orator Carlo Campbell as he reads Frederick Douglass’ famous speech, “What to the Negro is the 4th of July?” Offered at 12:30pm & 2:30pm
  • Enjoy an outdoor drum and dance performance! 4:00pm – 5:00pm