Calendar

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[...]
September 26, 2015 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
RE[FRAME] Art Industry Conference
Reframe your view of the art world at the RE[FRAME] Arts Industry Conference on Saturday, September 26, 2015. Presented by 3.9 Art Collective and produced by A Simple Collective, RE[FRAME] is a unique look at[...]
September 29, 2015 @ 7:00 pm @ JCCSF
IN CONVERSATION | Suzan-Lori Parks @ JCCSF | San Francisco | California | United States
Image credit: Scott Wade With Carey Perloff, American Conservatory Theatre artistic director Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and MacArthur genius Suzan-Lori Parks (Topdog/Underdog) is one of the most exciting and thought-provoking playwrights in American drama today. She adapted Zora[...]
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 8, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
BOOKSIGNING | Muse: Photographs by Mickalene Thomas
Known for her bejeweled, sumptuous paintings and stylized photographs of women, Portraits and Other Likenesses from SFMOMA exhibiting artist Mickalene Thomas returns to the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) for a prerelease signing of her new[...]
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[...]
AUTHORS IN CONVERSATION | Conjoined Twins and Reflections of Humanity: Chris Abani in conversation with Sarah Ladipo Manyika @ Z Below
Join Litquake and the Museum of the African Diaspora for a discussion of humanitarianism, trans-national identity, and the role of race and culture in the creation of self in Chris Abani’s recent works—a detective novel[...]
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[...]