The Evansville African-American Museum welcomes the Lane College Choir and students for a visit to the museum on March 30, 2018! The choir is directed by Evansville native and Bosse High Alumni, Dr. Alexis Anderson Rainbow! The Lane College Choir will be in concert on Friday, March 30th beginning at 4 p.m. at Zion Missionary Baptist Church located at 1800 S. Governor St. This event is free and open to the public.
2018 Ron Glass and Donald Ricketts Scholarships
The Evansville African-American Museum is proud to present our 2018 Ron Glass and Donald Ricketts Scholarships. Please contact us at 812-423-5188 for any questions! Students can or pickup scholarship applications at the museum, as well as ask any questions regarding the scholarships or download the application from https://evansvilleaamuseum.wordpress.com/2018-ron-glass-and-donald-ricketts-scholarships/
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March 19, 2018 Community Welcome for Dr. Ashley Jordan
University of Evansville student Danna Hagmann, center, speaks to Dexter Elementary School students at the African American Museum. The students are looking at a model of the former Lincoln Gardens housing development. (Courtesy Evansville Courier & Press)
Evansville African American Museum board vice president William Miller shows off the Lincoln Gardens apartment during restoration. Visitors to the museum can see what life was like for African American families in the 1930s. (Courtesy Evansville Courier & Press)
The uniform worn by George Flowers, Evansville's first African-American fire chief, and a case highlighting the career of actor Ron Glass are some of the items on display at the Evansville African American Museum. (Courtesy Evansville Courier & Press)