Prince George's African American Museum & Cultural Center
Prince George's African American Museum & Cultural Center, in Brentwood, celebrates the history and culture of African Americans in the city and surrounding area. The center offers various art exhibitions throughout the year as well as several programs for adult and children, such as genealogy workshops and school programs. North Brentwood itself is notable in that is the first municipality in the county founded by African Americans.
Backstory and Context
The center's history dates back to 1991 when the North Brentwood Historical Society was established. In 1998, the Friends of North Brentwood was formed to develop a museum. In 2007, the Friends changed its name to the current one.