Calendar

Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
In The Artist’s Studio | Jefferson Pinder @ Zoom Room
MoAD’s physical building may be closed due to the mandatory shelter-in-place, but you can still get your fill of art and artists of the African Diaspora. Each Wednesday at 1:00 pm PST, join MoAD staff members[...]
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Mic Night
Open Mic at MoAD is going virtual! All interested readers, please sign up to perform below. For those interested in being part of the audience, no need to rsvp. Sign up to perform below. Everyone[...]
Jul 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
BLATANT | A Forum on Art, Joy and Rage @ Zoom Room
BLATANT is a forum and live zine series authored and facilitated by Independent curator and cultural strategist Ashara Ekundayo that centers the lived experiences and radical imagination of Black womxn artists and cultural workers creating across[...]
Jul 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
In the Artist's Studio | Barbara Earl Thomas @ Zoom Room
MoAD’s physical building may be closed due to the mandatory shelter-in-place, but you can still get your fill of art and artists of the African Diaspora. Each Wednesday at 1:00 pm PST, join MoAD staff members[...]
African Book Club | THE DRAGONS, THE GIANT, THE WOMEN by Wayétu Moore
THE AFRICAN BOOK CLUB @ MOAD An ongoing series in partnership with Faith Adiele.  July’s book selection is The Dragons, The Giant, The Women by Wayétu Moore. We are thrilled to announce that Wayétu Moore[...]
MoAD & Litquake present | Afrofuturism - Risen from a Poet's Sun @ Crowdcast
Afrofuturism: Risen From a Poet’s Sun explores the intersection of technology, science, and the arts, as well as culture, of the African Diaspora. Featuring Bay Area poets James Cagney, Tongo-Eisen Martin, Thea Matthews, and Tureeda[...]
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Mic Night
Open Mic at MoAD is going virtual! All interested readers, please sign up to perform below. For those interested in being part of the audience, no need to rsvp. Sign up to perform below. Everyone[...]
Open Mic Night @ Zoom Room
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Mic Night @ Zoom Room
Open Mic at MoAD is going virtual! All interested readers, please sign up to perform below. For those interested in being part of the audience, no need to rsvp. Sign up to perform below. Everyone[...]
Open Mic Night @ Zoom Room
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Mic Night @ Zoom Room
Open Mic at MoAD is going virtual! All interested readers, please sign up to perform below. For those interested in being part of the audience, no need to rsvp. Sign up to perform below. Everyone[...]
PERFORMANCE & DISCUSSION | White Nights, Black Paradise, The Play @ Zoom Room
Join us for a Virtual Performance and Community Discussion White Nights, Black Paradise, The Play By Sikivu Hutchinson A virtual performance and community discussion on the African American Legacy of Peoples Temple and Jonestown 1978[...]
John Santos: The Rhythmic Roots of Afro-Latin Music -1- Afro-Cuban Roots
A four-week lecture series entitled The Rhythmic Roots of Afro-Latin Music featuring selections of John Santos’s legendary collection of audio and video recordings. Each session will include the social and cultural history of the music and rhythms,[...]
John Santos: The Rhythmic Roots of Afro-Latin Music -2- Expresión Criollo
A four-week lecture series entitled The Rhythmic Roots of Afro-Latin Music featuring selections of John Santos’s legendary collection of audio and video recordings. Each session will include the social and cultural history of the music and rhythms,[...]
John Santos: The Rhythmic Roots of Afro-Latin Music -3- Afro-Puerto Rican Roots
A four-week lecture series entitled The Rhythmic Roots of Afro-Latin Music featuring selections of John Santos’s legendary collection of audio and video recordings. Each session will include the social and cultural history of the music and rhythms,[...]
John Santos: The Rhythmic Roots of Afro-Latin Music -4- Black Brazil Beyond Bossa
A four-week lecture series entitled The Rhythmic Roots of Afro-Latin Music featuring selections of John Santos’s legendary collection of audio and video recordings. Each session will include the social and cultural history of the music and rhythms,[...]