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Past Events

Women, Wine & Works of Art - Mosaic Making Workshop

Women, Wine & Works of Art - Mosaic Making Workshop

Philadelphia, PA
Mosaic artist Ellen Tiberino – the only daughter of Ellen Powell and Joseph Tiberino – invites you to a girls night in at AAMP! Follow her lead in creating one-of-a-kind personal mosaics while sipping wine and sharing ideas on art and life!   Inspired by our newest exhibit, The Unflinching Eye: W...
Thursday, December 19 2013 7:00 PM 9:00 PM

Motown Karaoke Jam, Part 2!

Motown Karaoke Jam, Part 2!

Philadelphia, PA
Back by popular demand, it's our Motown Karaoke Jam, Part 2!   So break back out your leisure suits, your string of pearls, your supper club suit or your disco diva duds and get ready for another night of singing and dancing, all in the spirit of the Supremes and their Motown family!   We're send...
Friday, August 16 2013 7:00 PM 10:00 PM

ReThinking and ReSounding the Supremes

ReThinking and ReSounding the Supremes

Philadelphia, PA
You know the Supremes, but do you really know them?   Join Professor Daphne A. Brooks, Professor of English and African American Studies at Princeton University, as she re-historicizes this legendary group by exploring their roots, as well as their broad range of musical influences growing up in...
Wednesday, July 31 2013 7:00 PM 9:00 PM

Express Yourself! Fashion Design Workshop

Express Yourself! Fashion Design Workshop

Philadelphia, PA
Join Kristin Haskins Simms, founder and designer of clothing line krysi and contestant on Project Runway Season 8, for this hands-on draping and design workshop!   Some materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own – an old curtain may become a dress in your hands, old jeans may bec...
Sunday, July 21 2013 2:00 PM 4:00 PM

Motown Meets Jazz ft. Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble

Motown Meets Jazz ft. Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble

Philadelphia, PA
In the spirit of our newest exhibit, Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection presented by PNC Arts Alive, we welcome Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble and vocalists Roy Richardson and Patricia Scott for an afternoon trip down a musical memory lane. Blending the signature hooks of songs like “...
Sunday, April 21 2013 3:00 PM 6:00 PM

The 2nd Annual SHERO Awards

The 2nd Annual SHERO Awards

Philadelphia, PA
The SHERO’S Awards will pay tribute to five outstanding women of distinction who have improved the quality of life for many Philadelphians. The event will take place on Sunday, April 14, 2013 from 3pm–6pm. This year's honorees are: Barbara Bullock, Artist & Educator; Varsovia Fernandez, President...
Sunday, April 14 2013 3:00 PM 6:00 PM

37th Anniversary Heritage Gala ~ African American Museum

37th Anniversary Heritage Gala ~ African American Museum

Philadelphia, PA
Heritage Awardee: Mary Wilson - Founding Member of the Supremes Legacy Awardees:  Dr. Walter & Mrs. Beverly Lomax - Philanthropists Community Service Awardee:    Rev. Dr. Alyn Waller - Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church                                            Special Performances: Silent Auction E...
Thursday, March 14 2013 6:00 PM 10:30 PM

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun

Philadelphia, PA
The African American Museum in Philadelphia, home of Audacious Freedom: African Americans in Philadelphia 1776-1876 and Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection, is delighted to present you with the exclusive opportunity to attend a special preview performance of Lorraine Hansberry’...
Wednesday, March 6 2013 8:00 PM 11:00 PM

Reel Black Love: Screening and Discussion

Reel Black Love: Screening and Discussion

Philadelphia, PA
Just in time for Valentine's Day (but not ON Valentine's Day!), join us for a screening and conversation about Black Love, on the silver screen and in real life!   Reel Black Love (http://www.reelblacklove.com/) is a 70 minute film that discusses Black Love on the screen from the perspective of o...
Thursday, February 7 2013 6:30 PM 9:00 PM

Modern Soul Food: Lecture and Tasting with Chef Wheeler Del Toro

Modern Soul Food: Lecture and Tasting with Chef Wheeler Del Toro

Philadelphia, PA
WHAT'S TASTY? Sit back and relax while food historian, author and lecturer Chef Wheeler del Torro discusses soul food through the lenses of history, culture and gastronomy, then prepares and shares samples with 30* lucky visitors. This presentation discusses the African heritage of this uniquely ...
Saturday, February 2 2013 1:00 PM 3:00 PM
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