California African American Museum
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.
Founded in 1977, it was the first African American museum of art, history, and culture fully supported by a state. Today, CAAM sits among the educational institutions of Exposition Park and South Los Angeles.
The Museum’s permanent collection houses 5,000 objects that span landscape painting and portraiture, modern and contemporary art, historical objects, print materials and mixed-media artworks.
- Nearest Station
- L.A. Union Station
- 600 State Drive Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037.
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