WELCOME TO THE AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM OF BUCKS COUNTY

Celebrating Bucks County African American History and Culture

WELCOME TO THE AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM OF BUCKS COUNTY

Celebrating Bucks County African American History and Culture

WELCOME TO THE AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM OF BUCKS COUNTY

Celebrating Bucks County African American History and Culture

WELCOME TO THE AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM OF BUCKS COUNTY

Celebrating Bucks County African American History and Culture

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The African American Museum of Bucks County honors the rich legacy of the African American experience, inspiring pride in our heritage, and sharing information and stories about the diverse journey of our people and our shared ancestry. Our programs and exhibits explore the history and heritage of the diverse cultures of Bucks County and beyond.

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AAMBC Scholarship Awards

We're currently accepting applications for our annual scholarship awards. We will grant three scholarships of $500 to an African-American student who has achieved academic excellence, demonstrated leadership, served his or her high school and community, has the potential to succeed in college, and demonstrates a financial need. The scholarship will be awarded in May 2020 and be applied to the students’ educational expenses for the 2020-21 academic year. The deadline for submission is May 1, 2020.

EXHBIT SPOTLIGHT

Three-Part Speaker Series and Exhibit

Join us on February 2, 2020, for the opening reception for our Three-Part Speaker Series and Exhibit at the Bucks County Visitor Center featuring harpist, Gloria Galante and gallery display and presentation by internationally acclaimed portrait painter and water-colorist, Thomas McKinney. On March 15, Dr. Helen Heinz will discuss the untold stories of African-American Civil War soldiers, and on April 5, Judge Travis Francis will speak contributions of African Americans from Bucks County during the Civil War Era.

The Bucks County Visitor Center is located at 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020

You see these people come with guns to keep us from registering to vote-this vote really must be about something. And I said if I die, I die for something.

Unita Blackwell
Sharecropper who became Mississippi's first black mayor in 1963