An independent archive, library and museum of African-American history and culture. Includes significant African-American art holdings (Aaron Douglas and AFAC Collections) of over 400 works of artists of the 19th and 20th centuries.
The oldest research center for the study of African Americans in the United States, located at the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University. Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is the director. See also, Image of the Black in Western Art via ARTstor.