The Colored Girls Museum (TCGM)
The Colored Girls Museum is a memoir museum, which honors the stories, experiences, and history of ordinary Colored Girls. This museum initiates the object—submitted by the colored girl herself, as representative of an aspect of her story and personal history, which she finds meaningful; her object embodies her experience and expression of being a Colored Girl. The Colored Girls Museum is headquartered in the historic neighborhood of Germantown in Philadelphia, an area renowned for its compliment of historic buildings and homes.
TCGM distinguishes herself by exclusively collecting, preserving, honoring, and decoding artifacts pertaining to the experience and herstory of colored girls. This museum shall serve as a clearinghouse of multidimensional arty-facts, objects and information about Colored Girls: equal parts research facility, exhibition space, gathering place and think tank. This Colored Girls Museum is the first institution of its kind.
Note: The above descriptive information came from the museum's About page.
In The News
- The Ordinary Extraordinary: Making History Tangible at the Colored Girls Museum, Hidden City Philadelphia, February 18, 2021.
- 2 Black museums seek help from Philly community to safely reopen amid virus, KYW, June 29, 2020.
- Event Calendar: Upcoming Events