Five exhibitions now on view


Join us on Zoom for our monthly virtual Open Mic. Hosted by poet Nia McAllister, participate in an evening of spoken word, featuring amazing local, national, and international poets. All are welcome to either perform or just watch.

All interested performers, sign up to read using this form.

Audience members, join this zoom link to attend.

Our Featured Poet:

Nana Boateng (she/her) is a first generation Ghanaian-American poet, educator, and digital storyteller currently residing in Oakland, CA. She utilizes writing and audio to examine memory, otherness, and myths we tell ourselves. Nana is dedicated to curating accessible spaces for people to connect, share, and archive their narratives digitally. Her writing has been published in Connotation Press, WVXU,NPR, Sierra Magazine, Toe Good Poetry, and Cliterature Journal. In Nana’s spare time, she stitches together audio narratives about the African diaspora and teaches K-12 students how to make podcasts.

Donations of any amount are always welcome, so if you are able to, please consider donating to MoAD online HERE, or donating through Give by Cell by texting the word: MOADSF to the number: 56512 on your cell phone, then follow the link provided to make a donation. All donations will go towards supporting MoAD and continuing to bring you engaging programming.