Miami leaders gather to raise funds for new and original museum in Washington, DC Dedicated to African American life, art, history and culture, to be featured as the 19th Smithsonian Museum and the last structure on the Washington Mall
Monday, February 27, 2012 @ 6:00pm
Bilzin Sumberg Offices
1450 Brickell Avenue, 23rd Floor
Miami will serve as the first stop on the national fundraising tour of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and just days after its official ground breaking on the Washington Mall. Hosted at the law firm of Bilzin Sumberg, local leaders will gather to raise funds for this new and original museum. The Miami host committee includes local heavy-hitters such as former NBA star Alonzo Mourning; Exxon Mobile Executive Jesse Tyson; and Bilzin Sumberg shareholders Brian Bilzin, John Sumberg, Al Dotson, and Stanley Price. NMAAHC will be the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, art, history and culture. It is scheduled to open in 2015 and will be the 19th of the Smithsonian museums, and the last building constructed on the Washington Mall.
Interviews will be available with all members of the host committee, including 100 Black Men of America National Chairman, Albert Dotson, and former NBA star, Alonzo Mourning. Additionally, Associate Director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Rex Ellis, and Chief Curator Jacquelyn Serwer will be present to speak about the museums unique features and significance. Visual renderings will also available.
Bilzin Sumberg Offices 1450 Brickell Avenue, 23rd Floor Miami, FL 33131 WHEN: Monday, February 27, 2012 6:00 p.m.
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