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Cedar Rapids’ Dale Todd among honorees at AAMI’s History Makers Gala

Each year, the African American Museum of Iowa uses its one and only annual fundraiser as an opportunity to honor African Americans from across the state who have made outstanding contributions to their communities. This year’s History Makers Gala will be held Thursday, Sept. 7, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Hotel at Kirkwood Center. […]

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Five for Five Seasons: Five women at the helm of area arts and culture organizations

Gail Naughton has announced she will retire in June 2018 from the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, an organization she has led since 2002. She is one of several female leaders who have been setting the course of some of the Cedar Rapids area’s most robust and innovative arts and culture organizations. Here are five of them. […]

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AAMI to open a new exhibit celebrating African American literature

Mightier Than the Sword Grand Opening African American Museum of Iowa — Friday, Aug. 26 at 6:30 p.m. The African American Museum of Iowa celebrates the opening of their newest exhibit on Friday, Aug. 26 with a free evening at the museum, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Mightier Than the Sword is an exploration of African […]

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