20 U.S. Code § 80r–2 - Establishment of Museum
Establishment of Museum
(b) PurposeThe purpose of the Museum shall be to provide for—
(1) the collection, study, and establishment of programs relating to African American life, art, history, and culture that encompass—
the civil rights movement; and
the creation and maintenance of permanent and temporary exhibits documenting the history of slavery in America and African American life, art, history, and culture during the periods referred to in paragraph (1);
the collection and study of artifacts and documents relating to African American life, art, history, and culture; and
(4) collaboration between the Museum and other museums, historically black colleges and universities, historical societies, educational institutions, and other organizations that promote the study or appreciation of African American life, art, history, or culture, including collaboration concerning—
training of museum professionals.
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