Our Programs

Educational Activities,
Programming, & K-12 Programs

AAMSAZ will have a robust educational program including offering fun hands-on projects for students as they learn about African American and Black history. Experience the STEM/STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Arts and Math)STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Agriculture and Math) projects with materials available for a small fee to begin each project during the K-12 student’s visit. When weather persists, AAMSAZ will implement online Rainy or Hot Day Stay–In heat advisory projects.

Be Proud! Wear your CROWN

Build Your Family Tree

Sgt. Brown and Corporal Mays

Coach Fred Snowden

Food from Then and Now

Cooking & Science
  • What were our families eating 200 years ago?
  • How did slaves grow their food? What did they eat?
  • Learn to grow your food – at the Historic Mission Gardens

Family Tree

  • School assignment to tie in with this project. 
  • Students will research and learn information about parents, grandparents and great- grandparents: names, maiden names, where they are from, marital status, children, and more. 

Wearing A Crown

  • Afros, dreadlocks, braids, twists, straight hair, and bushy hair.
  • Students can design their own crowns. What unusual hair would you wear?  What would your crown look like?
  • Students can design their own C.R.O.W.N.s.   What would your crown look like?

On Your Honor

  • who would you give a medal that would honor a friend or family member?
  • Who has earned an honor that’s a family or friend that you could provide them with a medal?  Why?

Quilt A Square

  • Adding squares to make a 2’ x 2’ quilt
  • Measurements to complete the project.

Website by AAMSAZ

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Museum Location
  • Museum is located on the Campus of the University of Arizona
    Student Union Room 244

    (1303 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719)
    Park in the 2nd Street Garage

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