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600 State Dr., Exposition Park
Los Angeles , 90037
Major Cross Streets:
39th Street and Figueroa Street
Phone: 213 / 744 - 7432
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
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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 - SOUL STIRRING: African American Self Taught Artists from the South- October 3, 2013 -April 6, 2014 Things That Cannot Be Seen Any Other Way: The Art of Manuel Mendive - April 26 - October 20, 2013 Afrodescendientes: Photographer Roberto Chile in Guanabacoa - Cuba March 28 - October 13, 2013 African American Military Portraits from the American Civil War: Selected Images from the Library of Congress Collections -July 24, 2013 - December 29, 2013 Every first Sunday of the month, CAAM hosts Target Sundays at CAAM featuring art workshops, live performances & more.
California African American Museum
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Soul Stirring: Portrait of Herbert Singleton, 1993 Roy Ferdinand  Mixed media on paper  Gordon W. Bailey Collection
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