Calendar

April 26, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
CURATOR & ARTIST TALK | The Ease of Fiction
Image: Duhirwe Rushemeza, Who Am I, When Am I Free, 2014, Thin-set mortar, wood, acrylic, and metal detritus. Photo courtesy of the artist. Join curator Dexter Wimberly and exhibiting artist Duhirwe Rushemeza in conversation as they[...]
April 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ MoAD Salon
MoAD Vanguard Presents: The Intersection of Art & Technology @ MoAD Salon | San Francisco | California | United States
In a world of digital dreams, blerds and analog spirits you intersect into another galaxy known as the the intersection of art and technology. A paint brush leads you to a land of creativity that[...]
Love City Picture Show | JIMI HENDRIX: VOODOO CHILD
To mark the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, MoAD presents a six-part film series exploring the influence of Black culture on the counter culture of the time. Conjure up sights and sounds from[...]
CEREMONIES IN DARK OLD MEN by Lonnie Elder III | Lorraine Hansberry Theater at MoAD
The Lorraine Hansberry Theatre (LHT) and Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) present a reading of Ceremonies in Dark Old Men by Lonnie Elder III. Directed by Steven Anthony Jones. Compared to A Raisin in[...]
Love City Picture Show | AND WHEN I DIE, I WON'T STAY DEAD
To mark the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, MoAD presents a six-part film series exploring the influence of Black culture on the counter culture of the time. Conjure up sights and sounds from[...]
AUTHORS IN CONVERSATION | Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun: Sarah Ladipo Manyika in Conversation with Carlos Watson
This event includes a wine reception and book signing Join us for an evening of conversation about Sarah Ladipo Manyika‘s delightful novel Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun, comprised of memorable characters, the celebration of life’s sweet indulgences, and thoughtful examination[...]
May 17, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Love City Picture Show | BaddDDD SONIA SANCHEZ
To mark the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, MoAD presents a six-part film series exploring the influence of Black culture on the counter culture of the time. Conjure up sights and sounds from San[...]
May 18, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm @ MoAD Salon
Reception and Artist Talk with Lili Bernard @ MoAD Salon | San Francisco | California | United States
Lili Bernard is a Cuban-born, Los Angeles-based visual artist and actor. Primarily a painter, she has exhibited her artwork in numerous galleries and institutions. An arts activist and independent curator, Lili is the founder and[...]
Love City Picture Show | ON THE SLY: IN SEARCH OF THE FAMILY STONE
To mark the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, MoAD presents a six-part film series exploring the influence of Black culture on the counter culture of the time. Conjure up sights and sounds from San[...]
May 31, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Love City Picture Show | TROPICALIA
To mark the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, MoAD presents a six-part film series exploring the influence of Black culture on the counter culture of the time. Conjure up sights and sounds from San[...]
AUTHORS IN CONVERSATION | Kintu: Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi in conversation with Meron Hadero
Join us for a conversation about Kintu with author Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi and Meron Hadero The program will include a wine reception and booksigning. First published in Kenya in 2014 to critical and popular acclaim, Kintu is a[...]
Love City Picture Show | CHASING TRANE: THE JOHN COLTRANE DOCUMENTARY
To mark the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, MoAD presents a six-part film series exploring the influence of Black culture on the counter culture of the time. Conjure up sights and sounds from San[...]
June 8, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm @ California Historical Society
PSYCHEDELIC SOUL: BLACK CULTURAL AWAKENING DURING THE SUMMER OF LOVE | Encounter #1: Awakenings @ California Historical Society | San Francisco | California | United States
This event will be held at the California Historical Society. Explore the emerging elements of the Black psychedelic impulse and how the arts began to play an effective role in uprooting presumptions of the institutions[...]
June 29, 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: A Public Dialogue, 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[...]
July 6, 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: A Public Dialogue, 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[...]
July 13, 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: A Public Dialogue, 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[...]
PSYCHEDELIC SOUL: BLACK CULTURAL AWAKENING DURING THE SUMMER OF LOVE | Encounter #2: Aspirations of 1967 @ California Historical Society | San Francisco | California | United States
This second encounter in the Psychedelic Soul series examines the explosion of activity – cultural, social, and political – that took place in this historical moment in 1967. The many social strands of society that[...]
July 20, 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: A Public Dialogue, 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[...]
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: A Public Dialogue, 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[...]
White Nights, Black Paradise | A Screening and Discussion on Black Women, Peoples Temple and Jonestown
On November 18, 1978, more than 900 people died in a mass murder-suicide at the Peoples Temple Settlement in Jonestown, Guyana. Although the majority of the Jonestown massacre victims were black women, nearly four decades[...]
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: A Public Dialogue, 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[...]
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: A Public Dialogue, 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[...]
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 – 5:30 pm
Community Voices: Poets Speak
Every Thursday at 5pm from June 29 – August 10, join us for Community Voices: A Public Dialogue, 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[...]
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 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 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[...]