In gallery A, the CAAHM hosts a different rotating exhibition every three months. Our most recent rotating exhibition, "Blackface Reimagined: Minstrelsy and Racist Representations of the Black Body," opened on July 1, 2019. This exhibition encourages visitors to engage in the current national conversation about blackface.
The museum’s permanent exhibitions are housed in gallery B. These items include artifacts that belonged to Ulysses Cephas, noted blacksmith, John M. Toliver, businessman, Victoria Wilson, motel owner, Miss Ollie Hamilton, grocer; Sammie Hardeman, renowned chef/caterer, Eddie Durham, famous jazz musician; cotton industry, desegregation at Southwest Texas State, Old First Baptist Church, the Buffalo Soldiers, Tuskegee Airmen, San Marcos Colored School, KKK regalia, etc.