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LECTURE | Current Conditions for Cultural Exchanges between Cuba and the U.S. by Bill Martinez
14th Annual CubaCaribe Festival and MoAD present Current Conditions for Cultural Exchanges between Cuba and the U.S. A lecture by Bill Martinez, immigration attorney and cultural arts producer. BILL MARTINEZ is an immigration attorney who has[...]
June 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Poets Speak: Community Voices 2018 @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
Nomadic Press poets reflect on the themes of our current exhibitions, After the Thrill is Gone: Fashion, Politics and Culture in Contemporary South African Art and Digitalia: Art & The Economy of Ideas, by reading[...]
June 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Artist Talk | “WE HAVE IRÉ” @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
14th Annual CubaCaribe Festival and MoAD present An artist talk and excerpts of the theater project (work in progress) We have Iré – an exploration of Cuban artists, immigration and Afro-Cuban religious themes. Featuring DJ Leydis, Ramón Ramos[...]
FAITH, HOPE and HEALING | Celebrating the impact of authentic collaboration and community-led initiatives
Join the San Francisco Human Rights Commission for a discussion on tools, supports and resources that have positively impacted peoples lives: faith, in both the spiritual and cultural sense; hope, investing in our youth; and[...]
June 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm @ MoAD Salon
Emerging Artist Reception with summer mason @ MoAD Salon
Join us for a screening of summer mason’s latest film, Gemini. After the screening, summer mason will be in conversation with writer and producer, Ruth Gebreyesus. Refreshments will be provided. Presented as an immersive installation,[...]
July 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Poets Speak: Community Voices 2018 @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
Nomadic Press poets reflect on the themes of our current exhibitions, After the Thrill is Gone: Fashion, Politics and Culture in Contemporary South African Art and Digitalia: Art & The Economy of Ideas, by reading[...]
July 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm @ MoAD Salon
MoAD Chef-in-Residence presents Black Women, Food & Publishing @ MoAD Salon | San Francisco | California | United States
Panel Discussion and Reception Panelists: Jenné Claiborne, Jerrelle Guy, Tracye McQuirter, Rachel Bolden-Kramer Moderator: Bryant Terry In a recent article chef, writer, and cultural critic Tunde Wey spelled out why Black women are the future[...]
PANEL DISCUSSION | Blockchain and the New Media Art Market
The growing influence of new media in the contemporary art market has led to new forms of selling and collecting digital art. From Blockchain startups to galleries selling artwork as digital editions, digital downloads, or[...]
July 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Poets Speak: Community Voices 2018 @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
Nomadic Press poets reflect on the themes of our current exhibitions, After the Thrill is Gone: Fashion, Politics and Culture in Contemporary South African Art and Digitalia: Art & The Economy of Ideas, by reading[...]
July 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Film Screening & Discussion | OLIVER TAMBO @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
Join filmmaker Connie Field for a screening of her documentary OLIVER TAMBO. “No struggle depends on one person. But there are exceptions to every rule. Oliver Tambo is that exception. It is sufficient for me[...]
July 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Write, Talk, and Taste Your Tongue @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
Kimberly DaSilva, Jacqueline Francis, and Patricia Powell are queer, award-winning San Francisco Bay Area fiction writers. They explore themes of migration, ghosts, and family ties that resonate in the experiences of people of the Caribbean[...]
July 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Poets Speak: Community Voices 2018 @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
Nomadic Press poets reflect on the themes of our current exhibitions, After the Thrill is Gone: Fashion, Politics and Culture in Contemporary South African Art and Digitalia: Art & The Economy of Ideas, by reading[...]
July 26, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Poets Speak: Community Voices 2018 @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
Nomadic Press poets reflect on the themes of our current exhibitions, After the Thrill is Gone: Fashion, Politics and Culture in Contemporary South African Art and Digitalia: Art & The Economy of Ideas, by reading[...]
July 29, 2018 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm @ Castro Theatre
SAMMY DAVIS, JR.: I’VE GOTTA BE ME at Castro Theatre @ Castro Theatre | San Francisco | California | United States
The  38th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival (SFJFF) will close with Sam Pollard’s exploration of the life and career of legendary Rat Pack member Sammy Davis Jr., SAMMY DAVIS, JR.: I’VE GOTTA BE ME. The screening[...]
August 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Poets Speak: Community Voices 2018 @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
Nomadic Press poets reflect on the themes of our current exhibitions, After the Thrill is Gone: Fashion, Politics and Culture in Contemporary South African Art and Digitalia: Art & The Economy of Ideas, by reading[...]
Lecture Series | THE ROOTS OF SALSA: UNSUNG HEROES  | Week 1 Ráices Afro-Cubanas
Museum of the African Diaspora, SFJAZZ and Yerba Buena Gardens Festival present a Six-Week Lecture Series with John Santos ROOTS OF SALSA: UNSUNG HEROES For every Celia Cruz, Mongo Santamaría, and Tito Puente, there are[...]
August 9, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Poets Speak: Community Voices 2018 @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
Nomadic Press poets reflect on the themes of our current exhibitions, After the Thrill is Gone: Fashion, Politics and Culture in Contemporary South African Art and Digitalia: Art & The Economy of Ideas, by reading[...]
Lecture Series | THE ROOTS OF SALSA: UNSUNG HEROES | Week 2 Cuba Clásica w/ special guests Cuarteto Colibrí
Museum of the African Diaspora, SFJAZZ and Yerba Buena Gardens Festival present a Six-Week Lecture Series with John Santos ROOTS OF SALSA: UNSUNG HEROES For every Celia Cruz, Mongo Santamaría, and Tito Puente, there are[...]
August 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Poets Speak: Community Voices 2018 @ Museum of the African Diaspora | San Francisco | California | United States
Nomadic Press poets reflect on the themes of our current exhibitions, After the Thrill is Gone: Fashion, Politics and Culture in Contemporary South African Art and Digitalia: Art & The Economy of Ideas, by reading[...]
Lecture Series | THE ROOTS OF SALSA: UNSUNG HEROES | Week 3 NY of the 40's & 50's - Época de Oro
Museum of the African Diaspora, SFJAZZ and Yerba Buena Gardens Festival present a Six-Week Lecture Series with John Santos ROOTS OF SALSA: UNSUNG HEROES For every Celia Cruz, Mongo Santamaría, and Tito Puente, there are[...]
Lecture Series | THE ROOTS OF SALSA: UNSUNG HEROES | Week 4 Puerto Rico del Alma w/ special guests Cuarteto Pedro Pastrana
Museum of the African Diaspora, SFJAZZ and Yerba Buena Gardens Festival present a Six-Week Lecture Series with John Santos ROOTS OF SALSA: UNSUNG HEROES For every Celia Cruz, Mongo Santamaría, and Tito Puente, there are[...]
Lecture Series | THE ROOTS OF SALSA: UNSUNG HEROES | Week 5 NY – Cuna de la Salsa
Museum of the African Diaspora, SFJAZZ and Yerba Buena Gardens Festival present a Six-Week Lecture Series with John Santos ROOTS OF SALSA: UNSUNG HEROES For every Celia Cruz, Mongo Santamaría, and Tito Puente, there are[...]
Lecture Series | THE ROOTS OF SALSA: UNSUNG HEROES | Week 6 Contemporary Pillars
Museum of the African Diaspora, SFJAZZ and Yerba Buena Gardens Festival present a Six-Week Lecture Series with John Santos ROOTS OF SALSA: UNSUNG HEROES For every Celia Cruz, Mongo Santamaría, and Tito Puente, there are[...]