The First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar was held at the Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian Castle, and the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum in Washington, D.C. from May 29 - 30, 1976. The Anacostia Neighborhood Museum was the host of the seminar. The participants include staff from the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum in Washington, D.C., Museum of African American History in Boston, DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago, African American Museum of Detroit, Society for the Preservation of Weeksville and Bedford-Stuyvesant History in Brooklyn, and African American Historical and Cultural Society in San Francisco. The goal for the seminar was to develop a national coalition of black museum professionals and further define the goals of the seminar for the future locations - Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Brooklyn, and San Francisco.
The Question of Funding Sources and Management is a panel presentation and discussion from the First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar. John Kinard provides an introduction of the panelists, and is the moderator of the session which covers funding and finance of museums. Paul Perrot speaks about the National Museum Act; John Spencer speaks about the National Endowment for the Arts; and Nancy Englander speaks about the National Endowment for the Humanities. Session concludes with a questions and answers.
Seminar. Part of Conference Recordings. Some of the content is the same across asset AV003472 and until 004816 on asset AV003055. [beginning at 004817 on asset AV003055 Meeting on the Bicentennial Assembly]. The question and answer part of the session is on asset AV000789. Dated 19760529.
The Question of Funding Sources and Management, Record Group AV09-021, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
African American museums
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