Flag of the 9th Regiment of United States Volunteers, Mustered in New Orleans, 1898. Photo Courtesy Swann Galleries

Flag of the 9th Regiment of
United States Volunteers

Photo Courtesy Swann Galleries

Get Involved

Excitement continues to grow around the development of the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture. The museum will be far more than a collection of objects.

As a place of meaning, of memory, of reflection, of laughter, and of hope, the Museum is a watershed in the national discussion about race and the vital role African Americans have played in the American story a museum that will make all Americans proud.

As we move from the planning phase — to the design phase — to the construction phase, we invite you to get involved in one of the following ways:

Become a Charter Member

And support the NMAAHC each year, plus receive special member benefits.

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And continue your annual support ofthe NMAAHC.

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Make a contribution to help us meet our $250 million goal.

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Other Ways to Donate

If you would like to send your donation by mail or make a tribute gift, learn how below:

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