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Houston Museum of African American Culture

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The museum is free! How could you not visit a free museum?! We seen the exhibit called... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Amazing Black woman

Beautiful exhibit of black women paintings. Really captured the essence of our many shades and... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
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4 weeks ago
“Must see!”
Jun 18, 2018
“Amazing Black woman”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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4807 Caroline St, Houston, TX 77004-5607
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is free! How could you not visit a free museum?! We seen the exhibit called "Indifference". Although a small gallery, it was very enlightening. We spent over an hour looking and listening to the exhibits. This definitely needs to go on a "things...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful exhibit of black women paintings. Really captured the essence of our many shades and textures. A must see for all teens both male and female. Very small museum. Would not take more than an hour even if you paused to reflect.

Thank gailpioneering
Reviewed February 2, 2018

I personally love to go to Museums and I just happened to come upon this place while being lost in Houston. I really enjoyed the art selection from local artist that were featured. The place has cool, funky, eclectic type of field to it. The...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

This is a must see it is full of culture and it will take you back in time. It's a learning experience for all

Thank yblkman
Reviewed April 15, 2017

This is a small museum that display, as its name suggests, the art work of African Americans. During my visit there was a video discussing the work of Ntozake Shange, sculptures created by Elizabeth Montgomery Shelton and a few contemporary pieces created by several artists....More

Thank LouisM565
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Very nice art Museum, i had the chance to attend a sip and see here and there was beautiful artwork from all over the world. i even got the chance to see works of Danny Simmons ( Rev. Runs brother) .

Thank Emillz
Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

The museum is small, yet rich in several paintings from Mr. Ellis. I would recommend taking a look- should take 1- 1.5 hours. Worth a trip and it's impressive how Passionate the staff are at Hmacc, especially Charles.

Thank ilovestrawberrycake
Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

Visiting the Houston Museum of African American Culture was an awesome experience. The gentlemen at the front desk was very informative and made the experience great. Definitely would recommend to family.

1  Thank Caprica B
Reviewed June 22, 2015

Picked it out as a venue based on recent visit. Food and beverages catered through museum. Friendly and courteous staff. Plenty of room, good sound system and clean facilities.

3  Thank RoyalHeir
Reviewed March 31, 2015

The HMAAC stands for more then the African American presence in the city. It is also a space for exhibiting community creativity and functions as a venue for community forums, workshops, and leadership development. I guess I would have liked some more info on the...More

2  Thank RafikiLondon
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