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Experiencing Black Culture Across the Country

We have entered a season where the culture that we have continued to create over the years has become widely accepted. Each experience shares a story about a place in time, a moment, or a memory that was and is still vitally important to who we as Black people are. Whether you are in Atlanta, Los Angeles, or wherever you are in the world, you can find revolving exhibits that will educate and inspire you.

The Culture Experience: Atlanta, Houston

The Culture Experience is an interactive photo exhibit that highlights moments in history, community, nostalgia, and pop culture. From the late-’90s iconic SO SO DEF Billboard to the historic celebration of HBCU Homecoming, the interactive photo exhibit takes you on an expansive journey through more than 20 milestone moments.

Trap Music Museum is an interactive experience that uses art to showcase the rich culture of trap music, one of the most popular genres of music today. By paying homage to the inspiring trials and triumphs of today’s biggest trap stars and providing a platform for emerging artists.

The Pose Experience is a curated interactive photo installation to take your photos to the next level.

This 4,700 square-foot, multi-disciplinary museum exhibition opens in September in the National Historic Landmark Fairmount Water Works. It illuminates the history of segregated swimming in America and its connection to present-day drowning issues affecting Black communities.

For plant lovers, Botanical Safari is loaded with a wide range of houseplants and accessories for sale. They also offer plant consultations, plant installation, Paint Pot Sips, and plant workshops.

Escape The Trap: Nashville, Atlanta

The Trap museums take on the escape room, this 30 - 50 minute experience allows you and your group to have to put your brains together to “escape the trap”.

Recently opened, this first-of-its-kind exhibit is housed in a 26,000 square-foot venue which and includes a café, patio, gift shop, and more. The experience transports its visitors to Africa with a virtual safari through cinematic content shot on location in South Africa, Kenya, and Tanzania, showcasing the majestic animals in their native habitats. Complementing the exotic sights of a safari, visitors will also experience its authentic sounds and scents all without leaving Atlanta. The gift shop features décor and jewelry handmade by artisans from Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, and other eastern African countries.

The only national museum that is strictly devoted to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. It was established by the Act of Congress in 2003, following decades of efforts to promote and highlight the contributions of African Americans. To date, the Museum has collected more than 36,000 artifacts and is the 19th and newest museum of the Smithsonian Institution.

The California African American Museum aims to research, collect, preserve, and interpret for public enrichment the history, art, and culture of African Americans with an emphasis on California and the western United States.

For the music lover and lover of music history, The National Museum of African American Music showcases the musical genres inspired, created, or influenced by the African American culture.


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