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August 29, 2015 @ 9:15 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 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[...]
Submission Deadline | Emerging Artists Program
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[...]
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 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 8, 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 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[...]
How to Remember: Tackling Difficult Topics in the Classroom @ San Francisco | California | United States
Kelly Clark with CJM educator  (Target 6-12;  All Welcome) 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[...]
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[...]
Mathematics through Social Justice: A Teacher Development Session with Rico Gutsein @ San Francisco | California | United States
The purpose of this session is to support teachers in teaching mathematics for social justice. We will start with a general introduction and generate some ideas about this work—its possibilities and challenges. Participants will then[...]
November 7, 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[...]