Explore Visions Toward Tomorrow: The African American Community in Oakland, 1890-1990, a long-term exhibition that examines one century of African Americans building families, neighborhoods, and businesses as they fought for social justice and freedom in the dynamic East Bay, Northern California.
Take A Tour of AAMLO to learn about the specialized focus of the non-lending library, see selected highlights from the archives, and examine the black presence in Oakland as presented in the tripartite mural cycle, Journey of Promise, by painter Daniel Galvez and quilt artist Patricia Montgomery. Then get synopses of the long-term and short-term exhibitions on view (see above) before taking self-guided tours of these installations. A Tour of AAMLO is conducted by staff member Marco Frazier.
AAMLO also conducts group tours by appointment. For more information, please contact us as 510-637-0200.