Calendar

September 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Culture for Community Free Day
Culture for Community is a unique group of Yerba Buena district arts and culture institutions who have joined together to open their doors for free on two Thursdays in 2019. Each Free Day focuses on[...]
September 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Mic at MoAD
OPEN MIC THIRD THURSDAYS continue in conjunction with Culture for Community. In the spirit of celebrating intergenerational knowledge and storytelling, join us for an evening of spoken word and playback theater, featuring poets Tureeda Mikell, Nazelah Jamison,[...]
September 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Chef-in-Residence Bryant Terry presents BLACK. QUEER. FOOD.
Panel Discussion, Reception and Book Signing with Michael Twitty, Shannon Mustipher, Lazarus Lynch and Sarah Kirnon moderated by Leigh Gaymon-Jones. This panel convenes some extraordinary Black and queer creatives from across the country to share[...]
Book Launch & Lecture | LIMITLESS AFRICANS with Mikael Owunna
Brian: Queer Rwandan (Pronouns: he or she), Shot in Montreal, Canada – 2017. Credit: Mikael Owunna In his powerful new photo book Limitless Africans, queer Nigerian-Swedish American photographer Mikael Owunna, a finalist in the 2019 FotoEvidence Book Award[...]
Litquake & MoAD present | Susan Straight: In the Country of Women
Museum of the African Diaspora and Litquake present Susan Straight, a self-proclaimed book nerd, and Dwayne Sims, an African American basketball player, started dating in high school. After marriage, at driveway barbecues and fish fries[...]
Litquake & MoAD present | Tope Folarin: A Particular Kind of Black Man
Museum of the African Diaspora and Litquake present Caine Prize recipient Tope Folarin reads from and discusses his debut novel, A Particular Kind of Black Man, which follows Tunde Akinola, a child of Nigerian immigrants[...]
October 19, 2019 all-day @ City View
Afropolitan Ball 2019 @ City View
CIRCLE THIS DATE Join us on Saturday, October 19 at City View overlooking Yerba Buena Gardens for a night of art, entertainment, music, fabulous food, wine and cocktails and the best party in town! Come[...]
November 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening | EVERYTHING MUST FALL
Join us for a screening and discussion of the documentary EVERYTHING MUST FALL (Rehad Desai, South Africa, 2018, 85 minutes). Can a diverse group of college kids find common ground with their school’s faculty and[...]