Calendar

January 18, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FREE ADMISSION | Third Thursday in Yerba Buena
Enjoy Free Admission to our exhibitions, En Mas': Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean, Otra Mas': 40 Years of Carnaval in San Francisco, and MoAD Emerging Artist Program presents Simone Bailey: Let There Be Darkness as MoAD joins the[...]
FREE | Funkquaria Rising  Film Screening, Discussion with SambaFunk hosted by The MoAD Vanguard @ MoAD
It’s a new year, but the celebration of MoAD’s colorful exhibition, En Mas’, continues! Join us for a special screening of Funkquaria Rising, a documentary short film that looks at the creation, development and artistic[...]
February 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
READING | The Lorraine Hansberry Theater at MoAD
The Lorraine Hansberry Theatre at MoAD is a collaboration that connects theater and the visual arts, bringing both audiences together, making each art form more accessible and relevant to both constituencies and providing context across art[...]
February 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
PERFORMANCE | The Alayo Dance Company
Image: Alayo Dance Company / photo by RJ Muna Join us for a carnival-inspired performance by Ramón Ramos Alayo and the Alayo Dance Company. Alayo will choreograph a site-specific work in conjunction with the current exhibition[...]
Performance & Celebration | Otra Mas': 40 Years of Carnaval in San Francisco
Join us for a multi-performance celebration with SF Carnaval for Mardi Gras! Presented in conjunction with Otra Mas': 40 Years of Carnaval in San Francisco Advanced Purchase: $15 General Admission | $10 Student/Senior/MoAD Member At[...]
February 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Engage: Beyond Feathers & Glitter @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
ENGAGE! Join us for our first annual symposium, ENGAGE: Beyond Feathers & Glitter. The day-long event is an interactive symposium where visitors will have the opportunity to explore Carnival through engaging conversations and hands-on learning[...]
February 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FREE ADMISSION | Third Thursdays in Yerba Buena
Enjoy Free Admission to our exhibitions, En Mas': Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean, Otra Mas': 40 Years of Carnaval in San Francisco, and MoAD Emerging Artist Program presents Simone Bailey: Let There Be Darkness as MoAD joins the[...]
Curator's Talk | Claire Tancons in conversation with Shannon Jackson
Join us for a conversation about our current exhibition En Mas: Carnival and Performance Art in the Caribbean with Curator Claire Tancons and Professor Shannon Jackson (Rhetoric and Theater, Dance and Performance Studies, UC Berkeley). EN MAS’ introduces[...]
LECTURE | Music of New Orleans & the Caribbean with Dr. Teodross Avery
The sound of the music electrifies people from all over the world helping to celebrate Carnaval throughout the Caribbean and its diasporas. Come celebrate with Dr. Teodross Avery as he takes you on a journey[...]
Authors in Conversation | MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora
Join us for a discussion with the creators and artists of MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora, an exclusive and commemorative publication committed to establishing and representing a collective voice of women photographers of African descent.[...]
Authors in Conversation | All the Women in My Family Sing
This monumental and timely collection of prose and poetry raises the voices of women of color. The women in the anthology share stories of living with courage, navigating injustice, and the complicated negotiation of culture,[...]