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Third Thursdays in Yerba Buena | Free Admission to Exhibitions
Admission is free to the museum exhibitions. A lecture beginning at 7pm in the MoAD Salon will require an admission fee of $10 ($5 student/senior, free for MoAD Members). Enjoy Free Admission to our exhibitions, Alison Saar: Bearing, Who[...]
LECTURE SERIES | Exploring the History of African Diaspora Photography
Image: Dawoud Bey, A Young Man in a Bandana and Swimming Trunks, Rochester, New York, 1989; gelatin silver print; 24 x 19 1/2 in. (60.96 x 49.53 cm); collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase; © Dawoud Bey[...]
February 20, 2016 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Dysphoria: An Apache Dance | Lorraine Hansberry Theater at MoAD @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
Join us for a reading of Dysphoria: An Apache Dance, a new play by Britney Frazier. There is a myth that persists that “black folks don’t get depressed, we get the blues,” and as a result, too often,[...]
AUTHORS IN CONVERSATION | What Lies Between Us: Nayomi Munaweera in Conversation with Keenan Norris
Join us for a discussion of diaspora, identity and the meaning of home with award-winning author Nayomi Munaweera, in conversation with Keenan Norris In the idyllic hill country of Sri Lanka, a young girl grows up[...]
February 28, 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm @ Red Poppy Art House
MoAD Stories presents Revolution | Exploring Black Femininity & Empowerment @ Red Poppy Art House | San Francisco | California | United States
Join us as we explore Black Femininity and Empowerment through a short film by MoAD Stories, followed by a panel to discuss the stories and emerging identities of women artists from MoAD’s current exhibitions.  [...]
March 12, 2016 @ 9:30 am – 12:15 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[...]
March 17, 2016 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Exploring the Nowannago: Dance Performance with Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
“Navigating the Historical Present” is a mantra for Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle’s practice in which she creates performative situations to illustrate how she grapples with the residue of history related to the context of exploring the[...]
March 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
MoAD Stories presents Revolution | Exploring Black Femininity & Empowerment @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
Join us as we explore Black Femininity and Empowerment through a short film by MoAD Stories. Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle will participate in a panel to discuss the stories and emerging identities of women artists from[...]
March 19, 2016 all-day @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Member for a day @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
Choose among the following Bay Area institutions who have teamed up to offer MoAD Members free admission. Please present your membership card for two free general admissions per membership at each location; some restrictions apply.[...]
March 19, 2016 @ 9:30 am – 12:15 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[...]
March 19, 2016 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Artist's Talk with Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
Join us for an in-gallery talk and conversation with current exhibiting artist Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle. As a Los Angeles based interdisciplinary visual artist, writer and performer, Hinkle presents her work as a tool to undo the imaginings[...]
March 20, 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Using Literature and Art in the Classroom @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
This Kindergarten-5th grade workshop will be facilitated by MoAD’s featured artist, Kenyatta A.C Hinkle and SFUSD’s K-5 Teacher of the Year – Kelly Clark.  Kelly, who typically features pedagogical approaches to discussing race in elementary[...]
March 26, 2016 @ 9:30 am – 12:15 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[...]
April 2, 2016 @ 9:30 am – 12:15 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[...]