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The Lucy Craft Laney Museum is the only African American Museum in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA, Augusta and its Surrounding Areas). The museum, which opened in 1991, is a small house museum that was the former home of Miss Lucy Craft Laney.


The museum is located in the Historic Laney-Walker District, near the original site of the Haines Normal and Industrial Institute. The mission of the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History is to promote the legacy of Ms. Lucy Craft Laney through arts and history.  We accomplish this awesome task by educating and exposing children and adults of the CSRA, the State and beyond to the arts, history, literature and leadership through exhibits and programs.


May 18, 2019

4th Annual Lucy Craft Laney Museum Golf Tournament

Register for the 4th Annual Lucy Craft Laney Golf Tournament at the Augusta Municipal Golf Course on May 18th! The Four-person best ball tournament (Captain Choice) Early bird  Golfer’s Entry Fee is only $75 Now – May 17th. $85 per player Day of Tournament. Six sponsorship levels also available. Special  Friday Night Pairing Reception at The Laney Museum on May 17, 6 – 9pm includes Annual Black Golf Exhibition, Live Entertainment, and Museum Tour. Call 404-488-3207 to reserve your spot.

Through March 2019

Civil Rights in Georgia Exhibition

Civil Rights in Georgia Exhibition at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History is open through March 2019. The exhibition has numerous historic documents, iconic photographs, art, lectures, and books on display.

For a guided tour call 706-724-3576.

May 4, 2019

Laney Museum Charlotte Day-Trip

Join The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History on its out of town day-trip to Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday, May 4th. Explore many of the museums, art galleries and historic African American churches in the area. Bus leaves from and returns to the Laney Museum of Black History.

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Guided tours through the museum’s permanent exhibitions – the Lucy Craft Laney Exhibition, the Pilgrim Health and Life Insurance Exhibition, the Alice Davis Collection, and the Augusta Ebony Legacy Collection-provide visitors with an overview of Black Augustans’ contributions at the local, state, national, and international levels. The museum also displays a number of rotating exhibitions which feature well known and emerging artists; and, educational forums with community leaders. The Annual Lucy Laney Craft Quilt Exhibition showcases regional fiber artists. Special exhibitions about entertainer James Brown, golf, and historical milestones are also popular attractions.

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1116 Phillips Street Augusta, Georgia 30901