Constitutional Walking Tour

African American Musuem

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African American Museum

Founded in 1976 in celebration of the nation's Bicentennial, the African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) is the first institution funded and built by a major municipality to preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage of African Americans. Throughout its evolution, the museum has objectively interpreted and presented the achievements and aspirations of African Americans from pre-colonial times to the current day.


The museum is committed to telling the story of African Americans in all its permutations: family life, the Civil Rights movement, arts and entertainment, sports, medicine, architecture, politics, religion, law and technology. The AAMP currently houses four galleries and an auditorium, each of which offer exhibitions anchored by one of our three dominant themes: the African Diaspora, the Philadelphia Story, and the Contemporary Narrative.

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RSVP by 2/18/19

Cost is $9.00 per student and $11 per adult

Friday, Feb. 14th, 11:45am

701 Arch Street

Philadelphia, PA

Agenda:

Learning Objectives:


  • Students will participate in the celebration of Black History Month.
  • Students will listen to stories of African Americans in all its permutations: family life, the Civil Rights movement, arts and entertainment, sports, medicine, architecture, politics, religion, law and technology.
  • Students will explore African Americans journey to freedom.


Students may claim 2 hour of history on the OLS.

Outing Reminders!

1. In consideration of our students with serious allergies, please refrain from bringing nut (food) products and balloons.


2. As always, to limit the spread of possible flu, please do not attend a PAVCS event if you have had a fever within 24 hours of the event.


3. For safety: All student need to be accompanied by a parent or learning coach. All student must wear shoes/sneakers for the entire school event and please refrain from bringing pets.


4. If there is a possibility of severe weather, please check Blackboard the day of the event in case the even is cancelled due to weather.


5. All PAVCS events are tobacco free.