PANEL DISCUSSION | African Americans in San Francisco: Before, During, and After the 1915 World's Fair @ California Historical Society | San Francisco | California | United States
Image courtesy of The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley Learn about the experiences, successes, and struggles of African Americans before, during, and in the years following the World’s Fair of 1915. Hear about controversial moments like[...]
Artist in Conversation: Mickalene Thomas and Derek Conrad Murray
Image: Mickalene Thomas, Sista Sista Lady Blue, 2007; chromogenic print; Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Campari USA; © Mickalene Thomas / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; photo: Katherine Du Tiel Known for her bejeweled, sumptuous paintings[...]
Artist Gallery Talks and Panel Discussion | PORTRAITS AND OTHER LIKENESSES FROM SFMOMA
Image: Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Wedding Portrait, 2012; acrylic, pastel, colored pencil, marble dust, fabric and electrostatic transfers; Collection SFMOMA, Purchase through a gift of Pamela Joyner in honor of Gary Garrels, Elise S. Haas Senior Curator of[...]
Screening: Happy Birthday to a Beautiful Woman
Image: Mickalene Thomas, Happy Birthday to a Beautiful Woman, 2012; courtesy Mickalene Thomas Studios. Screening: Happy Birthday to a Beautiful Woman, 2012. 24 minutes. Digital presentation. Introduction and post-screening Q & A with Mickalene Thomas In the spirit[...]
AUTHORS IN CONVERSATION | The East African Diaspora in Literature: From Dust to Kwani
Kwani Trust, East Africa’s most prestigious literary journal, will be launching two of its latest publications at Museum of the African Diaspora. This will include the novel Dust by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor and the latest[...]
May 16, 2015 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Portraits and Other Likenesses from SFMOMA Curatorial Talk with Lizzetta Lefalle-Collins @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
Join MoAD’s guest curator, Lizzetta Lefalle-Collins for a discussion about our exhibition, Portraits and Other Likenesses from SFMOMA.  Organized in partnership with SFMOMA, this exhibition explores how portraiture has evolved from a form of personal[...]
May 21, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FREE ADMISSION | Third Thursdays in Yerba Buena
Enjoy Free Admission to our newest exhibition, Portraits and Other Likenesses from SFMOMA, as MoAD joins the Contemporary Jewish Museum, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the California Historical Society and The Cartoon Art Museum for Art, Drink, & Be Merry![...]
Image: Cheryl Dunye, photo by Andy Wright Join MoAD and KQED Arts for a screening and discussion of the PBS Arts documentary KEHINDE WILEY: AN ECONOMY OF GRACE. View an intimate portrait of one of this[...]
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[...]