Commitment to Education

Museums are dedicated to ensuring that students from diverse backgrounds have access to rewarding, engaging, and high-quality educational experiences. The Amistad Center for Art & Culture is dedicated to offering a robust in-person as well as virtual experience for all students as part of their classroom learning to enhance their knowledge in the areas of  history, social studies, world regional studies, visual arts and humanity. We encourage students to think creatively and critically and allow visual arts to impact them throughout their educational journey.

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Learning from the Collection

The Amistad Center for Art & Culture believes in the power of connecting K-12 students to the rich history and legacy of African Americans and people of African descent through object-based and inquiry-based learning. Works of art, objects and artifacts in our collection demonstrate the creativity of the culture, highlight the dark past of segregation and disenfranchisement, and the celebrate the talent of artists of color. The collection reaches beyond visual arts and uplifts the humanity, compassion and joy of the human spirit to teach students empathy towards all mankind.

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