The African American Military Experience

Who are the Buffalo Soldiers?

African Americans have served proudly in every great American war. These fighting men represented the first Black professional soldiers in a peacetime army. The recruits came from varied backgrounds including former slaves and veterans from service in the Civil War.

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Buffalo Soldiers National Museum (BSNM), is dedicated to exploring and displaying the stories and contributions of African Americans in the military by way of performing and visual arts, educational programming, and exhibitions.

Military Inspired Art, M.I.A.

Call for ARtists

Submission deadline extended: July 9

Military Inspired Art, M.I.A. is returning for its 3rd year, July 22 – October 31, 2022. We are seeking submissions from any active and retired military personnel, their families, or artists who have been inspired by the military. All forms of visual and performing arts are welcome and encouraged.

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