October 26, 2016 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
ARTIST TALK | Toyin Ojih Odutola
Join us for an evening of discussion with Toyin Ojih Odutola about her new body of work, A Matter of Fact. Ojih Odutola will be in conversation with MoAD’s Director of Exhibitions Emily Kuhlmann. Toyin Ojih Odutola was[...]
October 27, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
READING | All Aunt Hagar's Children by Edward P. Jones
A special evening from ZSpace & Word for Word Co-presented by Museum of the African Diaspora & Jewish Community Center of San Francisco Get a sneak peek at Word for Word’s upcoming production- All Aunt Hagar’s Children[...]
October 29, 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm @ MoAD
WRITING WORKSHOP | A Buckskin Dress: Making History Personal @ MoAD | San Francisco | California | United States
A BUCKSKIN DRESS: MAKING HISTORY PERSONAL A WRITING WORKSHOP WITH JEWELLE GOMEZ The immense success of the Broadway musical Hamilton shows us how history can be made more immediate by shifting the focus or context.  A 200[...]
SF COMICS FEST | Ajuan Mance in conversation with Shawn Taylor
A Co-Presentation of MoAD, Cartoon Art Museum and Black Comix Art Festival Join the Cartoon Art Museum and Black Comix Art Festival at the Museum of the African Diaspora for, “Ajuan Mance in Conversation with Shawn Taylor,” an[...]
November 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ Bayview Opera House
Celebrating Fifty Years of Black Art in Bayview & Hunters Point @ Bayview Opera House | San Francisco | California | United States
MoAD celebrates and honors select artists with a reception and panel discussion. The community panel will cover a series of topics related to the history, culture and art movements of the African Diaspora in the[...]
A Co-Presentation with the SF Film Society | Film Screening | I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO @ Vogue Theatre | San Francisco | California | United States
MoAD and SF Film Society co-present a screening of I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO In the summer of 1979, James Baldwin was preparing to write about the murders of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther[...]
November 10, 2016 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
OPENING RECEPTION | Classroom in Neveryon
Join us for a reception and talk with MoAD’s first Emerging Artist 2016-17 Nyame Brown. Brown’s paintings and drawings in Classroom in Neveryon are opportunities to explore the concept of Diaspora as Trans-Atlantic, psychic, and imagined[...]
November 16, 2016 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
WHERE IS HERE | In-Gallery Talk with Curators & Artists
Where Is Here, curated by Jacqueline Francis and Kathy Zarur, evokes the real and conceptual space through which we travel. The exhibition presents the works of contemporary artists who are developing personal and engaged visual[...]
November 17, 2016 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FREE ADMISSION | Third Thursdays in Yerba Buena
Enjoy Free Admission to our exhibitions, Where Is Here, A Matter of Fact: Toyin Ojih Odutola, Nyame Brown: Classroom in Nevérÿon, and Urban Africa: David Adjaye’s Photographic Survey, as MoAD joins the Contemporary Jewish Museum, Yerba Buena Center[...]
AUTHORS IN CONVERSATION | Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools
FREE ADMISSION Join us for a groundbreaking look at the lives of African American girls by a powerful advocate, Monique W. Morris, author of Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in School. Ms. Morris will be[...]
November 19, 2016 @ 2:00 pm @ BlueLight Cinemas 5
MoAD and 3rd i Film Festival 2016 Co-Present a Film Screening | KORLA @ BlueLight Cinemas 5 | Cupertino | California | United States
Followed by panel discussion!! In Hollywood there are many secrets, but only a few last a lifetime — now Korla’s can be revealed! As multifaceted as the sparkling jewel he wore on his turban, spiritual[...]