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ARTIST TALK | Legacy of Color: Marie Johnson Calloway in Conversation with Belva Davis
Image: Marie Johnson Calloway, Proud Sister, 2010 Join us for an engaging conversation between Bay Area broadcast journalism legend Belva Davis and the unstoppable Marie Johnson Calloway as they explore the Legacy of Color throughout[...]
LECTURE | Tell Me More: Scholarly Voices from Across the African Diaspora with Dr. Kwame Nimako
Who Remembers Slavery Today? Social Movements and Public History The struggle to end the slave trade and slavery was followed by efforts to distort, suppress or symbolically annihilate public memory of slavery. In England and[...]
EDUCATION WORKSHOP | Environmental Justice in the African Diaspora
Throughout the year, MoAD offers a series of FREE workshops to teachers and educators. Education Workshops provide an occasion to network with other like-minded professionals in the bay area as well as discuss integration of California’s Common[...]
March 19, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FREE ADMISSION | Third Thursdays in Yerba Buena
Enjoy Free Admission to our current exhibitions: The Art of Elizabeth Catlett: Selections from the Collection of Samella Lewis, Marie Johnson Calloway: Legacy of Color, and Lava Thomas: Beyond as MoAD joins the Contemporary Jewish Museum, Yerba Buena Center for the[...]
PANEL DISCUSSION | Freedom is a Constant Struggle: Voices of the 1965 Voting Rights Fight
Presented during the 50th anniversary year of the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, Bay Area civil rights veterans share their experiences of the historic African American-led struggle. If you liked the film “Selma,”[...]
ARTIST TALK | Lava Thomas in conversation with Jacqueline Francis
Lava Thomas, Mother I, 2009 Join us for a conversation about the current exhibition Lava Thomas: Beyond. Beyond is a two-part exhibition that weaves together early and new works by West Coast artist, Lava Thomas. In[...]
March 26, 2015 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Education Workshop | Teach with Africa @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
To remedy years of systemic racism and educational neglect, the South African government requires that all K-12 schools offer classes on life orientation, a holistic approach to the personal, social, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual development[...]
April 4, 2015 @ 9:00 am
Docent Training
Calling All Docents Join us in April to learn what it takes to be a MoAD docent. Our docent program provides an opportunity for volunteers to educate MoAD visitors and support our mission to showcase[...]
LECTURE | Tell Me More: Scholarly Voices Across the African Diaspora with Dr. Darieck B. Scott
Black (Super)Power Fantasies: Blade the Vampire Hunter and the Black Male Superhero Figure In this lecture, Dr. Darieck Scott will discuss the monstrous and the sexual dimensions of black male imagery in superhero comics, focusing on[...]
LECTURE | Tell Me More: Scholarly Voices Across the African Diaspora with Reverend Zenju Earthlyn Manuel
What Does Buddhism have to do with Black People? What is it like to be an African American who has moved from a Christian practice to a Buddhist one? Why does American Buddhism attract so[...]