African American Museum and Cultural Center of New Mexico

Mailing Address: 5209 4th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107
County of Location: Bernalillo
Phone: (505) 345-8086
NTEE Code: A- Arts, Culture and Humanities, B- Education
Mission Statement:

The mission of the African American Museum and Cultural Center of New Mexico is to increase awareness and understanding of the contributions of people of African Descent with emphasis on New Mexico and the Southwest. The museum will be a vehicle for the perpetual definition of our history.

Primary Programs:

Historical exhibits of New Mexico and the Southwest

Traveling exhibits from other museums and the Smithsonian

workshops and educational programming around African American History and Culture

Artistic exhibits incorporating African American Artist and Musicians.

Outreach to communities around the state to assist the museum in the collection and archiving of African American History in the State of New Mexico

Populations Served: All Populations, African-American, Children and Youth, Men and Boys, Rural, Urban, Women and Girls
Counties Served: Statewide
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $25,000 - $99,999
Personnel: All Volunteer
Executive Director:

Rita A. Powdrell

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico

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