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Upcoming Events

Museum Hours of Operation

Tuesday-Friday: 9 am to 5 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm
Sunday: open for special events and by request
Mondays: Closed

Museum Tour Times

Tuesday-Friday
9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am
1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm,
4:00 pm

Saturday
10:30 am, 11:30 am
1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm

Fees: Adults $5 Seniors $3 Children $2

Group tours with 20 people or more must be booked in advance. Call 706.724.3576.


Lucy Craft Laney Museum 2nd Annual Golf Tournament
May 20, 2017

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Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History Quiz Bowl
March 25, 2017
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Woman's History Month Tribute Keepers of the Dream
March 30, 2017

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Lucy Craft Laney Museum Greenville Day-Trip
April 22, 2017

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Lucy Craft Laney Museum News Archive

2016 Archive

The Definitive Story of How the National Museum of African American History and Culture Came to Be
Lonnie Bunch, Smithsonian Magazine, 9/2016

Augusta City Classic to honor performer Russell Joel Brown
Charmain Z. Brackett, Augusta Chronicle, 10/26/16

Great Figures in Black History: Benjamin Oliver Davis Jr.
Gaius Chamberlain, GreatBlackHeroes.com, 9/30/16

Lucille Laney Ellis Floyd, goddaughter to Laney, dies at 101
Bianca Cain Johnson, Augusta Chronicle, 7/1/16

History of Lamar School of Nursing from the “Pest House” Lamar Hospital to University Hospital
Keeping Our Memories of Lamar School of Nursing Alive
Lamar Nurses Alumnaw Association , 1/8/16

 

2012-2015 Archive

Augusta City Classic to honor performer Russell Joel Brown
Charmain Z. Brackett, Augusta Chronicle, 10/26/16

Great Figures in Black History: Benjamin Oliver Davis Jr.
Gaius Chamberlain, GreatBlackHeroes.com, 9/30/16

Lucille Laney Ellis Floyd, goddaughter to Laney, dies at 101
Bianca Cain Johnson, Augusta Chronicle, 7/1/16

History of Lamar School of Nursing from the “Pest House” Lamar Hospital to University Hospital
Keeping Our Memories of Lamar School of Nursing Alive
Lamar Nurses Alumnaw Association , 1/8/16

Women's photography club working to preserve historic church through pictures
St. Claire Donaghy, Index-Journal, 12/27/15

Natalie Cole, ‘Unforgettable’ Voice, Dies at 65
Jon Pareles, The New York Times, 1/1/16


Passing of Dr. Silas Norman Jr.
Paine College, 7/17/15

Calvin Peete Dead at Age 71
African American Golfers Digest, 4/30/15

Augusta chorale celebrating over three decades
Alexa Laz, WAGT26, 3/1/15

"Civil Rights Movement in Augusta" exhibit now open to public
Travis Highfield, Augusta Chronicle, 6/1/14

Maya Angelou, celebrated poet and author, dies
Hillel Italie, Associated Press, 5/28/14

Rep. Quincy Murphy dies after battle with cancer
Susan McCord, Augusta Chronicle, 8/2/13


Former head of Pilgrim Insurance Solomon William Walker II dies at 76
Jenna Martin, Augusta Chronicle, 7/22/13

Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History has year-round mission
Martin Rand III, Augusta Chronicle, 2/22/13

Partnership Collecting African-American Funeral Programs
WJBF News, 2/13/13

Laney museum donates art to career magnet school
Tracey McManus, Augusta Chronicle, 1/31/13

Talks focus on connecting Laney-Walker area, downtown
Meg Mirshak, Augusta Chronicle, 6/25/12

Lucy Craft Laney Museum unveils new photo exhibit
Summer Moore, Augusta Chronicle, 6/3/12

Lucy Craft Laney Museum Traveling Exhibition goes to Jefferson County, Georgia
Corey Rogers, Museum Historian, 5/15/12

2012 Black History Quiz Bowl Overwhelming Success
Corey Rogers, Museum Historian, 4/15/12

African-American Golf Exhibition At Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History
Leon Myers, WJBF-TV, 4/03/12

Black female trailblazers focus of exhibit
LaTina Emerson, Augusta Chronicle, 1/31/12


2011 Archive

Markers honor Laney-Walker library founder, lawyer
Meg Mirshak, Augusta Chronicle, 11/19/11
Samuel Butler Wallace Jr. Biography
Judson Whitlocke Lyons Biography

Bus tour highlights rich heritage of Augusta's black neighborhoods
Meg Mirshak, Augusta Chronicle, 10/20/11

Home at last: Marker back at educator's grave
Jenna Martin, Columbia County News-Times, 8/17/11

Laney's legacy lives on
Lynn Davidson, Augusta Chronicle, 6/11/11

McQueen lives on through project
LaTina Emerson, Augusta Chronicle, 4/9/11

Fort Gordon community remembers African-American Civil War veterans
Spc. Jason Jordan, The Signal 3/4/11

Laney Museum honors educator
Lynn Davidson, Augusta Chronicle 2/09/11

Museum keeps Laney's legacy of learning alive
Lynn Davidson, Augusta Chronicle 2/11/11


2010 Archive

Lela Stone: educator, advocate dies at 82
Carole Hawkins, Augusta Chronicle 12/27/10

Rosa T. Beard, longtime teacher, dies

Carole Hawkins, Augusta Chronicle 12/10/10

Woman seeks her roots in Augusta
Nikasha Dicks , Augusta Chronicle 10/20/10

Augusta's African-American landmarks get attention
Carole Hawkins , Augusta Chronicle 10/21/10

Quilt exhibition pays homage to 'a wonderful person'
Nikasha Dicks, Augusta Chronicle 09/29/10

No more regrets
Eric Johnson, Metro Spirit, 9/8/10

Laney's desire to teach left an enduring legacy
Augusta Chronicle 08/29/10

Jessye Norman lends talent to benefit
Concert raised funds for Jessye Norman School for the Arts
LaTina Emerson, Augusta Chronicle 08/08/10

Juneteenth celebrated in Aiken
Lisa Kaylor, Augusta Chronicle 6/18/2010

Exhibit focuses on black caddies
Nikasha Dicks, Augusta Chronicle 4/7/2010

Museum honors the legacy of black caddies
Elise Maloney, Metro Spirit 3/31/2010

Researchers seek correct procedures for headstone
The headstone of an Augusta educator who died in 1888 will soon be returned to its rightful place.

Augusta shares legacy of education
Charmain Z. Brackett, Fort Gordon Signal 3/5/2010

Museum honors teacher who led Rocket Club at Josey High School
Kelly Jasper, Augusta Chronicle 2/23/2010

Library highlights black history from bottom up
Nikasha Dicks, Augusta Chronicle 2/4/2010

Heritage Gala features speakers, dinner and dancing for a good cause
Sara Best, Metro Spirit 2/3/2010

The race to save Black history: as art collections deteriorate, preservationists struggle to save our culture
Eric V. Copage (Reprinted from Ebony 02.08)


2009 Archive

Historic Augusta Neighborhood: Will They Come if They Rebuild It?
George Eskola, WJBF News Channel 6  7/8/2009

Augusta National employees make charity donation
John Boyette, Augusta Chronicle 7/7/2009

Renowned artist’s work to be highlighted at Lucy Laney Museum
Kara Maudlin, Metro Spirit  7/1/2009

1-2-3-Summer Fun
March 16, 2009 (press release)

Black History Month: Augusta Entertainers
NBC Augusta, 2/27/2009

Black History Month: Lucy Craft Laney
WAGT News, 2/4/2009

6 who led the way
Preston Sparks, Augusta Chronicle  1/19/2009

Panel talks changes in civil rights
Stephanie Toone, Augusta Chronicle  1/15/2009

Gala will help support operations of Laney Museum
Nikasha Dicks, Staff Writer/Augusta Chronicle   1/15/2009

There's an art to it
Nikasha Dicks, Staff Writer/Augusta Chronicle   1/1/2009

2008 Archive

Burston with style
Frazia Lee, Metro Spirit   12/31/2008

Collector will show years of acquisitions at Laney museum ...Hello, dolly
Nikasha Dicks, Staff Writer/Augusta Chronicle   12/11/2008

Cozy and warm
Shannon Sweat/Metro Spirit   10/15/2008

Teens get to voice their concerns
Stephanie Toone, Staff Writer/Augusta Chronicle   6/27/2008

Museums, library receive resources to conserve materials
Nikasha Dicks, Staff Writer/Augusta Chronicle   4/24/2008

Authority on black history inspired by predecessors
Timothy Cox, Staff Writer/Augusta Chronicle   2/25/2008

Museum plans for expansion
Nikasha Dicks, Staff Writer/Augusta Chronicle   2/3/2008

Civil Rights Institute leader to attend gala
Stephanie Toone, Staff Writer/Augusta Chronicle   1/26/2008

Gala will help fund museum
Nikasha Dicks, Staff Writer/Augusta Chronicle   1/10/2008