Calendar

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 – 8:00 pm
FREE ADMISSION | Third Thursdays in Yerba Buena
Enjoy Free Admission to our exhibitions, After the Thrill is Gone: Fashion, Politics, and Culture in Contemporary South African Art, Digitalia: Art & the Economy of Ideas, and MoAD Emerging Artist Program presents summer mason: Gemini as MoAD[...]
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 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Open Mic at MoAD
OPEN MIC THIRD THURSDAYS continue. We are hosting an evening of spoken word, featuring amazing poets throughout the Bay Area. Sign up for your chance to read some of your poetry at the museum in[...]
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[...]
August 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
PRESENTATION | Singing for Freedom in South Africa
Join us for a multi-media presentation Singing for Freedom in South Africa with Professor Omotayo Jolaosho Built upon established South African oral traditions that include storytelling, poetry, and song, freedom songs served a number of purposes[...]
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[...]
October 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Film Screening & Discussion | AGENTS OF CHANGE
Join Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) and California Historical Society (CHS) to honor the 50th Anniversary of the Third World Strike and the Rise of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University with a[...]