• Research and preserve Palestinian history
  • Showcase the Palestinian experience, pre- and post-Nakbah, in Palestine and in the diaspora
  • Celebrate Palestinian cultural and artistic achievements
  • Tell the Palestinian story to US and global audience through works of art, film, literature, and mixed media
  • Serve as a cultural common ground for all Palestinians


 The Museum is an independent not-for-profit organization

  • The Museum will espouse a nonreligious and nonpolitical posture
  • The Museum will accept donations that fully comply with its policies, principles, and mission
  • The Museum will be led, managed, and controlled by Palestinians (or those of Palestinian descent)
  • The Museum will be governed by a diverse board of directors reflective of the Palestinian community in the US
  • The Museum will maintain a board of advisors to provide artistic and strategic guidance