Calendar

LECTURE & PERFORMANCE | Atajo de Negritos in the Afroperuvian Culture
Come celebrate Peruvian Independence Days with a lecture and performance on Afro Peruvian culture and the spiritual tradition of the Atajo de Negritos. Milena Carranza will share her photographic work and  Gabriela Shiroma will speak[...]
July 30, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
COMMUNITY VOICES: A PUBLIC DIALOGUE
Every Thursday at 5pm during Portraits and Other Likenesses from SFMOMA, join us for Community Voices: A Public Dialogue, when a creative thinker from the Bay Area cultural community will reflect on the exhibition’s themes of[...]
LECTURE SERIES | Jazz Latino: Multi-dimensional Artistic Expression in the Americas with John Santos
Class 1: The Early Years: 19th Century & 1920s Danzón, Ragtime, Orquestas Típicas 100 years have passed since the word jazz arose to crown what would become our country’s national art form. Jazz has come[...]
August 6, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
COMMUNITY VOICES: A PUBLIC DIALOGUE
Every Thursday at 5pm during Portraits and Other Likenesses from SFMOMA, join us for Community Voices: A Public Dialogue, when a creative thinker from the Bay Area cultural community will reflect on the exhibition’s themes of[...]
LECTURE SERIES | Jazz Latino: Multi-dimensional Artistic Expression in the Americas with John Santos
Class 2: Swing y Son: 1920s & 1930s Sextetos, Carnaval, Florecita & Louie 100 years have passed since the word jazz arose to crown what would become our country’s national art form. Jazz has come[...]
August 13, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
COMMUNITY VOICES: A PUBLIC DIALOGUE
Every Thursday at 5pm during Portraits and Other Likenesses from SFMOMA, join us for Community Voices: A Public Dialogue, when a creative thinker from the Bay Area cultural community will reflect on the exhibition’s themes of[...]
August 13, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Emerging Artists Open House @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
The Museum of the African Diaspora is committed to providing local artists the opportunity to exhibit work reflecting the cultural and artistic richness of the African Diaspora. The Emerging Artists Program is a call for[...]
August 15, 2015 @ 9:30 am @ Museum of the African Diaspora
African Diaspora Dialogues @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
A transformative transnational dialogue on race, identity and culture held between Black immigrants and African Americans. In the San Francisco Bay Area and nationally, the number of Black immigrants, especially from Africa, has grown exponentially[...]
August 15, 2015 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bino & Fino DVD Launch Event @ San Francisco | California | United States
Come celebrate the release of Bino and Fino’s new DVD! Meet Bino and Fino, our favorite Nigerian siblings. Enjoy craft projects and snacks, then be the first stateside to view Bino and Fino’s new adventures![...]
August 19, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ California Historical Society
LECTURE SERIES | Jazz Latino: Multi-dimensional Artistic Expression in the Americas with John Santos @ California Historical Society | Santa Cruz | California | United States
Class 3: Afro-Cuban Jazz: 1940s & 1950s The Palladium, Descarga, Mambo Please note that this class will be held at California Historical Society, 678 Mission, directly across the street from MoAD 100 years have passed since[...]
August 20, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
COMMUNITY VOICES: A PUBLIC DIALOGUE
Every Thursday at 5pm during Portraits and Other Likenesses from SFMOMA, join us for Community Voices: A Public Dialogue, when a creative thinker from the Bay Area cultural community will reflect on the exhibition’s themes of[...]
August 20, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION | KORLA
Join us for a screening of KORLA, a documentary on John Roland Redd, an African American who successfully passed as an Indian musician from New Delhi.  Known for his live television show in the 50s, where[...]
LECTURE SERIES | Jazz Latino: Multi-dimensional Artistic Expression in the Americas with John Santos
Class 4: New York, Cuba & Brazil: 1960s & 1970s New York, Cuba & Brazil: 1960s & 1970s  100 years have passed since the word jazz arose to crown what would become our country’s national[...]
August 27, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
COMMUNITY VOICES: A PUBLIC DIALOGUE
Every Thursday at 5pm during Portraits and Other Likenesses from SFMOMA, join us for Community Voices: A Public Dialogue, when a creative thinker from the Bay Area cultural community will reflect on the exhibition’s themes of[...]
August 30, 2015 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
PERFORMANCE | Mbira Music from Zimbabwe
On his first visit to the US from his village in Zimbabwe, fabulously talented musician “Samaita” Vitalis Wilbert Botsa plays a concert of mbira music. Mbira is the “music of the ancestors,” which has been[...]
LECTURE SERIES | Jazz Latino: Multi-dimensional Artistic Expression in the Americas with John Santos
Class 5: Broadening Horizons: 1980s & 1990s Broadening Horizons: 1980s & 1990s 100 years have passed since the word jazz arose to crown what would become our country’s national art form. Jazz has come a[...]
September 3, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
COMMUNITY VOICES: A PUBLIC DIALOGUE
Every Thursday at 5pm during Portraits and Other Likenesses from SFMOMA, join us for Community Voices: A Public Dialogue, when a creative thinker from the Bay Area cultural community will reflect on the exhibition’s themes of[...]
LECTURE SERIES | Jazz Latino: Multi-dimensional Artistic Expression in the Americas with John Santos
Class 6: New Millennium: Multi-dimensional and Uncontainable New Millennium: Multi-dimensional and Uncontainable 100 years have passed since the word jazz arose to crown what would become our country’s national art form. Jazz has come a[...]
September 10, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
COMMUNITY VOICES: A PUBLIC DIALOGUE
Every Thursday at 5pm during Portraits and Other Likenesses from SFMOMA, join us for Community Voices: A Public Dialogue, when a creative thinker from the Bay Area cultural community will reflect on the exhibition’s themes of[...]
PERFORMANCE & DISCUSSION | Beyond the Blues: Ending the Prison Industrial Complex with Marcus Shelby
The Marcus Shelby Quartet presents Beyond the Blues: Ending the Prison Industrial Complex. Marcus Shelby, noted composer, bassist, and bandleader presents a concert and an interactive discussion on the perils of the prison industrial complex, mass[...]
September 13, 2015 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Educator's Workshop: Portraits and Other Likenesses from SFMOMA @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
In conjunction with the exhibition Portraits and Likenesses from SFMOMA, this workshop will examine how artists within the African Diaspora have redefined the notion of portraiture featuring artworks from the SFMOMA collection. Teachers will tour[...]
September 17, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
COMMUNITY VOICES: A PUBLIC DIALOGUE
Every Thursday at 5pm during Portraits and Other Likenesses from SFMOMA, join us for Community Voices: A Public Dialogue, when a creative thinker from the Bay Area cultural community will reflect on the exhibition’s themes of[...]
September 24, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
COMMUNITY VOICES: A PUBLIC DIALOGUE
Every Thursday at 5pm during Portraits and Other Likenesses from SFMOMA, join us for Community Voices: A Public Dialogue, when a creative thinker from the Bay Area cultural community will reflect on the exhibition’s themes of[...]
October 1, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
COMMUNITY VOICES: A PUBLIC DIALOGUE
Every Thursday at 5pm during Portraits and Other Likenesses from SFMOMA, join us for Community Voices: A Public Dialogue, when a creative thinker from the Bay Area cultural community will reflect on the exhibition’s themes of[...]
October 3, 2015 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Six Week Docent Orientation @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
Learn what artworks are in the upcoming exhibition and become an expert guide to visitors at your Museum. If you would like to become a volunteer docent at MoAD, you must attend all sessions of[...]
October 10, 2015 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Six Week Docent Orientation @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
Learn what artworks are in the upcoming exhibition and become an expert guide to visitors at your Museum. If you would like to become a volunteer docent at MoAD, you must attend all sessions of[...]
October 17, 2015 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Six Week Docent Orientation @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
Learn what artworks are in the upcoming exhibition and become an expert guide to visitors at your Museum. If you would like to become a volunteer docent at MoAD, you must attend all sessions of[...]
October 22, 2015 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
How to Remember: Tackling Difficult Topics in the Classroom @ Contemporary Jewish Museum | San Francisco | California | United States
How do educators address difficult topics related to culture, history, and memory? At what age is it appropriate to discuss subjects like racism, the Holocaust, or slavery, and how can we make these experiences age-appropriate? [...]
October 24, 2015 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Six Week Docent Orientation @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
Learn what artworks are in the upcoming exhibition and become an expert guide to visitors at your Museum. If you would like to become a volunteer docent at MoAD, you must attend all sessions of[...]
October 31, 2015 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Six Week Docent Orientation @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
Learn what artworks are in the upcoming exhibition and become an expert guide to visitors at your Museum. If you would like to become a volunteer docent at MoAD, you must attend all sessions of[...]