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MoAD Annual Report 2022

Thank you for your belief in our mission as a contemporary art museum, celebrating Black cultures, igniting challenging conversations, and inspiring learning through the global lens of the African Diaspora.

Major Gifts & Recent Funding

MoAD significantly advances it's vision to become the leading contemporary art museum dedicated to the art and artists of the African Diaspora with a major gift from Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock and recent funding from the California Natural Resources Agency’s Museum Grants Program.

Announcing MoAD’s 2023 Poets-in-Residence Recipients

The Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) is pleased to announce our two new Poets-in-Residence for Fall 2023. Join us in welcoming: Thea Matthews and Ashia Ajani. The four-month residency runs from September-December, and welcomes two writers to the Museum to immerse themselves in the current exhibitions and pursue their own writing projects in response to the art on view.

Hat Matter: Thoughts of a Black Mad Hatter - Event Photos

Thank you to all of our guests, members, and supporters for helping to make MoAD possible and thank you to Michael Wayne Turner III and the entire Hat Matter: Thoughts of a Black Mad Hatter production crew for creating such a riveting and inspiring event.

Emerging Artists Program 2023-2024 Artist Cohort

MoAD's Emerging Artists Program (EAP) is excited to announce our 2023-24 cohort of artists. Thank you to all the artists who applied.

SFMOMA and MoAD announce joint curatorial position

SFMOMA and MoAD announce joint curatorial position as part of ongoing partnership focused on art of the African Diaspora

MoAD Teens 2023

This summer, we invite Bay Area students from grades 10, 11, and 12 who are interested in pursuing careers in art making to join a 5-week summer program. The deadline to submit applications is April 17th

Community Free Day

Join us every Second Saturday for THRIVE @ MoAD Community Day with free admission to all our exhibitions.


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