3100 Science Center
Program Descriptions


The California African American Museum (CAAM) is governed by a seven-member board of directors appointed by the Governor. CAAM delivers its mission to the public through its history and art collections; permanent, self-curated, temporary and traveling exhibits; and, innumerable programs and workshops, lectures, seminars, films, educational services, standards-based curriculums, and cultural presentations. CAAM facilitates the delivery of these services through dozens of outreach efforts including school bus services, docent led tours and creative workshops through Buses & Docents; CAAM Technology Arts Program; employment skill development for high school students under Young Docents at CAAM: Conversations at CAAM; Young Voices at CAAM; literacy promotion through Heads are Turning Children are Learning; Professional Educator's Open Houses; Films & Shorts at CAAM; off-site workshops and professionally led classes in Learning Without Boundaries; and, family and cross-cultural community presentations through Target Sundays at CAAM. For these and many other services CAAM is also generously supported with private contributions and volunteer resources from its 501(c)(3) partner Friends, the Foundation of the California African American Museum.