Calendar

July 27, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Community Voices: Poets Speak
Every Thursday at 5pm from June 29 – August 10, join us for Community Voices: Poets Speak, Bay Area Cave Canem poets reflect on themes of our current exhibition. Now on view, The Ease of Fiction presents the work of four African artists[...]
White Nights, Black Paradise | A Screening and Discussion on Black Women, Peoples Temple and Jonestown
Museum of the African Diaspora and California Historical Society present White Nights, Black Paradise | A Screening and Discussion on Black Women, Peoples Temple and Jonestown On November 18, 1978, more than 900 people died[...]
August 3, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Community Voices: Poets Speak
Every Thursday at 5pm from June 29 – August 10, join us for Community Voices: Poets Speak, Bay Area Cave Canem poets reflect on themes of our current exhibition. Now on view, The Ease of Fiction presents the work of four African artists[...]
August 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Koret Discover Jazz Series: The Sounds of Resistance @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
SFJAZZ, Yerba Buena Gardens Festival (YBGF) and the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) are pleased to continue our collaboration in this six-week lecture series hosted by John Santos, featuring live musical examples (in weeks[...]
August 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Community Voices: Poets Speak
Every Thursday at 5pm from June 29 – August 10, join us for Community Voices: Poets Speak, Bay Area Cave Canem poets reflect on themes of our current exhibition. Now on view, The Ease of Fiction presents the work of four African artists[...]
PSYCHEDELIC SOUL: BLACK CULTURAL AWAKENING DURING THE SUMMER OF LOVE | Encounter #3: Outcomes
Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) and the California Historical Society (CHS) present Psychedelic Soul: Black Cultural Awakening during the Summer of Love in San Francisco A retrospective of the arts and activism that emanated from[...]
August 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Koret Discover Jazz Series: The Sounds of Resistance @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
SFJAZZ, Yerba Buena Gardens Festival (YBGF) and the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) are pleased to continue our collaboration in this six-week lecture series hosted by John Santos, featuring live musical examples (in weeks[...]
August 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FREE ADMISSION | Third Thursdays in Yerba Buena
Enjoy Free Admission to our exhibitions, Love or Confusion: Jimi Hendrix in 1967, Todd Gray: My Life in the Bush with MJ and Iggy, The Ease of Fiction, and Angie Keller: The Gladioli of El Carmen as MoAD joins[...]
August 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Community Voices: Poets Speak
For the past seven weeks, every Thursday at 5pm from June 29 – August 10, we have presented Community Voices: Poets Speak, where Bay Area Cave Canem poets reflected on themes of our current exhibition. Now on view, The Ease of Fiction presents the[...]
August 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Koret Discover Jazz Series: The Sounds of Resistance @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
SFJAZZ, Yerba Buena Gardens Festival (YBGF) and the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) are pleased to continue our collaboration in this six-week lecture series hosted by John Santos, featuring live musical examples (in weeks[...]
August 29, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
2017 Diaspora Dinner with Michael W. Twitty
Museum of the African Diaspora and Chef-in-Residence Bryant Terry present the 2017 Diaspora Dinner An evening with Culinary & Cultural Historian, Michael W. Twitty Celebrating his new book The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African-American[...]
August 30, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Koret Discover Jazz Series: The Sounds of Resistance @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
SFJAZZ, Yerba Buena Gardens Festival (YBGF) and the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) are pleased to continue our collaboration in this six-week lecture series hosted by John Santos, featuring live musical examples (in weeks[...]
September 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Koret Discover Jazz Series: The Sounds of Resistance @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
SFJAZZ, Yerba Buena Gardens Festival (YBGF) and the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) are pleased to continue our collaboration in this six-week lecture series hosted by John Santos, featuring live musical examples (in weeks[...]
September 9, 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm @ Starline Social Club
Akounak: Purple Rain in the Sahara @ Starline Social Club | Oakland | California | United States
The MATATU Performance Series continues on Saturday, September 9 with a one of a kind purple experience. The internet went wild over the clip featuring Tuareg (Niger) guitarist Mdou Moctar last year, and his tribute[...]
September 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Koret Discover Jazz Series: The Sounds of Resistance @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
SFJAZZ, Yerba Buena Gardens Festival (YBGF) and the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) are pleased to continue our collaboration in this six-week lecture series hosted by John Santos, featuring live musical examples (in weeks[...]
October 12, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm @ MoAD Museum of the African Diaspora
PERFORMANCE | Obama and Me @ MoAD  Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
“Among the most compelling solo shows I’ve ever seen.” FringeGuru “The most important show you’ll see during Brighton Fringe.” FringeReview While Barack Obama is fulfilling his American Dream as the first Black president of the United States,[...]
October 25, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
FILM SCREENING| ASMARINA @  Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
ASMARINA: Voices and images of a postcolonial heritage The Eritrean/Ethiopian community has been present in Italy for at least half a century and it has been actively integrated into the social and cultural life of[...]