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Address:
600 State Dr., Exposition Park
Los Angeles , 90037
Major Cross Streets:
39th Street and Figueroa Street
Phone: 213 / 744 - 7432
Email: info@caamuseum.org
Website:
www.caamuseum.org/
Hours of Operation:
Weekdays: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed Monday
CAAM is open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm, and Sundays 11am-5pm. ... more
Region:
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African American Heritage
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Description:
The California African American Museum (CAAM) exists to research, collect, preserve and interpret for public enrichment, the history, art and culture of African Americans with additional emphasis on California and the western United States. The museum is a respository of more than 3,200 objects of art, historical artifacts and memorabilia. Our permanent collection includes paintings, photographs, sculpture and artifacts representing the diverse contributions of African Americans. In addition, we host independent and collaborative educational programs both on and off site of lectures, workshops, innovative programs, and hands-on activities that serve public and private school students, as well as museum patrons and community visitors of all ages.  

Current Exhibitions at CAAM - Recent Acquisitions: Curatorial Selections - Opens June 26, 2014 through September 7, 2014 SOUL STIRRING: African American Self Taught Artists from the South ongoing through June 8, 2014 Question Bridge: Black Males ongoing through June 15, 2014 A Memoir in Movement: Carmen de Lavallade and Geoffrey Holder ongoing through July 6, 2014 The Legacy of the Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company: More Than a Business ongoing through July 31, 2014 Hands on Design ongoing through August 3, 2014 Every first Sunday of the month, CAAM hosts Target Sundays at CAAM featuring art workshops, live performances & more.
California African American Museum
 Photo Gallery
Basquiat-Picasso Woman, 2012 Michael Kilgore, Courtesty of the Artist
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Crossing the Lines, 2014, mixed media on canvas, Yrneh Gabo,Courtesty of the Artistn Brown Budget Doll (2012) Ink Jet On Print; Mark Steven Greenfield, Courtesy of the artist and the Ricco Maresco Gallery, New York
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