Calendar

1:00 pm
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[...]
Zoom Room
6:00 pm
Museum of the African Diaspora and Yerba Buena Gardens Festival present 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[...]
Sep 24 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 pm
MoAD Family Art Workshop: Pen & Food Coloring!   This workshop is ideal for ages 7 and up, and you do not have to possess any artistic skills to participate. This workshop is scheduled for Thursday, September 24th 3:00pm[...]
Zoom Room
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
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 read below. OPEN[...]
Zoom Room
12:00 pm
Museum of the African Diaspora, the San Francisco Public Library and Heyday Books present Elizabeth Pepin Silva and Lewis Watts will present an illuminating slide show and talk about the new edition of Harlem of[...]
SFPL Zoom Room
3:00 pm
Chef-in-Residence Bryant Terry presents Choppin’ It Up with MoAD In this weekly IG live series, MoAD’s Chef-in-Residence Bryant Terry will talk to noted creatives of African descent (farmers, chefs, authors, activists, entrepreneurs, and the like)[...]
Instagram Live
5:00 pm
THE AFRICAN BOOK CLUB @ MOAD An ongoing series in partnership with Faith Adiele.  September’s book selection is The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste. Short-listed for the 2020 Booker Prize! How to participate: Get a copy[...]
Zoom Room
3:00 pm
Black people, especially in the United States and the Caribbean, have been inextricably tied to the land, gardening, and growing plants. From being forced to grow cash crops through enslavement to growing plants both indoors[...]
6:00 pm
Museum of the African Diaspora and Yerba Buena Gardens Festival present 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[...]
5:30 pm
Museum of the African Diaspora, Flyaway Productions, Prison Renaissance and Bend the Arc Jewish Action present Finding Mercy: Black & Jewish Voices against Mass Incarceration Bringing together prominent Black and Jewish change makers, this panel[...]
Zoom Room
6:00 pm
CCA Architecture & Museum of the African Diaspora present Hip-Hop Architecture in Dialogue: Tajai Massey and Sekou Cooke As pioneers in the emergent Hip-Hop Architecture movement, Tajai Massey and Sekou Cooke will discuss their separate paths[...]
CCA Zoom Room
6:00 pm
Museum of the African Diaspora and Yerba Buena Gardens Festival present 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[...]
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
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[...]
Zoom Room
12:00 pm
Conversations across the Diaspora, hosted by Sarah Ladipo Manyika A new interactive series brings you eclectic conversations from across the African diaspora. Join author and host Sarah Ladipo Manyika for talks with some of the most[...]
Zoom Room
5:00 pm
Image credit: David Attie Join us for our monthly series, The African Diaspora Film Club. Modeled after our African Book Club, we will meet once a month to discuss a film that we have all[...]
Zoom Room
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
CCA Architecture & Museum of the African Diaspora present A Lecture by Mario Gooden Join us for a lecture by Mario Gooden, author of Dark Space, an investigation of the construction of African American identity[...]
CCA Zoom Room
6:00 pm
Museum of the African Diaspora and Yerba Buena Gardens Festival present 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[...]
Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
4:00 pm
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[...]
Zoom Room
5:00 pm
“Haunting, powerful, and painfully stunning…Trethewey writes the unimaginable truth with a clear-eyed courage that proves, once again, that she’s one of the nation’s best writers.” —Ada Limón, author of Bright Dead Things and NBCC award-winner The[...]
Zoom Room
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
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[...]
Zoom Room
12:00 pm
Please note the special time for this book club meeting: 12 noon – 1:30 pm THE AFRICAN BOOK CLUB @ MOAD An ongoing series in partnership with Faith Adiele.  September’s book selection is Silence is[...]
Zoom Room