The George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center is dedicated to the collection, preservation, research, interpretation and exhibition of historical materials that reflect numerous dimensions of African and African American life.
In 2005 the museum that is currently located at 1165 Angelina Street in Austin, TX opened its doors with several key goals that included, but are not limited to the following:
The 36,000 square foot museum currently houses five gallery spaces, three classrooms and a theater. Our archive has between 10,000 and 15,000 items with 7,000 of those items fully accessioned in our catalogue and cared for by a collections management team. Items in our collection include a wide range of objects including artworks, photographs, textiles, musical instruments, sculptures, manuscripts, legal documents and newspapers.
For more information about our museum visit us online at: www.carvermuseum.org