Rick Moss has been the Chief Curator and Director of the African American Museum & Library at Oakland (AAMLO) since July 2001. He is a graduate of UCLA (B.A., 1977, M.A. History, 1980) and UC Riverside’s Program for Historic Resources Management (M.A. 1987). From 1990 until June 2001 he was the Program Manager of History at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles (CAAM), a State of California museum. Rick is a governor-appointed member of the California State Historical Resources Commission, and sits on the Boards of California Council for the Promotion of History and the Alameda Multicultural Committee. During his twenty-one-year museum career, Mr. Moss has created numerous exhibitions and collaborated with many of the finest institutions and professionals across the nation. In 2008 Mr. Moss opened Visions Towards Tomorrow: The African American Community in Oakland, 1890-1990, the permanent multi-media history exhibition for the African American Museum & Library.
Saturday, October 15, 2011