"African Art and Diversity of Forms and Ideas"

Welcome to The African Art Museum of Maryland (AAMM)

Don't forget to check out our 5 minute or less "Short Talks" to hear or read about museum objects on display in the museum.  Did you miss the previous Short Talks?  Check out the Short Talks archive.

About Us


The African Art Museum of Maryland (AAMM), founded in 1980 as the first Museum in the planned community of Columbia, MD, is unique.  It is one of only three museums of its kind in the USA devoted exclusively to the art of Africa.  Of those three, it is the only one founded by an African American Read More About Our History!

On Exhibit

Art Objects

Short Talk of the Month

Each month the museum will feature a treasured object as part of our ‘Short Talks aka Short T’s series.  These pieces were donated to the museum from some of our wonderful donors.  Come back each month to explore a new museum object.  Listen to more information about the featured object at Short Talks.

Bundu Society Mask

(Liberia / Sierra Leone)

Donors:  Ben & Shirley VonDerheide

Listen to Short Talks


The Long Reach Village Center
8775 Cloudleap Court, Suite 112
Columbia, MD 21045
Wed. thru Sat. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Contact Us

Phone:  410.740.7411
[email protected]
Web: africanartmuseum.org
Twitter: @AfricanArtMM

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