MCLM Invites YOU to its “Know Your History” Open House. Join us for an exclusive peek into one of the largest private collections of African American history.
- View historic artifacts on display mentioned in “The Help,” “The Butler,” “Warmth of Other Suns,” “12 Years A Slave,” and other films by and about the African and African American experience.
- Enjoy a screening of private home movies taken by African Americans, including black cowboys, parades and footage of home movies from the vault of 20s aviatrix and entertainer Marie Coker Dickinson.
- Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the Sixties in the “Audio Assault: Sounds of Black Power” exhibit currently on view at the museum.
- Relive the historic 2008 Presidential Election by touring the museum’s gallery of artwork used and inspired by the Barak Obama presidential election campaign.
$25 Donation Requested for Reservation, $30 Donation at the Door. Mayme Clayton Library & Museum is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization